Vaccine Hesitancy in Today’s Healthcare Setting – Having the Conversation


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Vaccine hesitancy challenges the overwhelming scientific evidence that supports the effectiveness of vaccines to prevent infectious disease. These expert brief videos, developed in collaboration with the Canadian Public Health Association, feature Dr. Noni Macdonald and Dr. Christine Palmay as they address issues and ways healthcare professionals can manage patient hesitancy over vaccines.

This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 0.5 Mainpro+ credits.


Anas Nseir, MD, CCFP, FCCFP, B. Pharm

Christine Palmay, HBArt Sci, MD, CCFP

John Axler, MD, CCFP, FCFP

Noni E. MacDonald, MD, FRCPC

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

  • Address the challenges of vaccine hesitancy in today’s healthcare setting
  • Identify the common categories of attitudes towards vaccination
  • Identify factors that influence those who question vaccination
  • Address and manage individual concerns of those who are vaccine hesitant with counselling strategies

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