Infectious Disease

Protecting our children from COVID – What parents should know about the vaccines

With children being the last cohort who were eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, data is finally beginning to emerge about the unique considerations of the shot and the boosters in this cohort. This expert brief video reviews the impact of COVID-19 on children, the effectiveness and safety of mRNA vaccines in children, and common caregiver questions and concerns. 

DURATION

20 min

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health, Medical Resident, Student, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2023-12-05

With children being the last cohort who were eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, data is finally beginning to emerge about the unique considerations of the shot and the boosters in this cohort. This expert brief video reviews the impact of COVID-19 on children, the effectiveness and safety of mRNA vaccines in children, and common caregiver questions and concerns.  

Note: This expert brief was recorded on November 25th, 2022.  


This program has received funding from Moderna.

Faculty

Christine Palmay, MD, CCFP, FCFP

Pascal Lavoie, MDCM, FRCPC, PhD


Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education video, participants will be better able to:

  • Discuss the impact of COVID-19 on childrenĀ Ā 
  • Describe the current COVID-19 vaccine uptake in childrenĀ 
  • List the current effectiveness and safety data of COVID-19 in childrenĀ Ā 
  • Answer common questions regarding COVID-19 immunization in practiceĀ Ā Ā 

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 20 min

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