HIMSSCast: Nurses are leading the fight against vaccine hesitancy

Podcast guests Shawna Butler and Melody ButlerPodcast company Shawna Butler and Melody Butler

Suitable now, COVID-19 vaccine distribution in the United States is experiencing provide chain and quantity challenges. But you can find a further, thornier problem lurking beneath the area as soon as all those difficulties are dealt with: a considerable part of Us residents who may well decide on not to get the vaccine.

In present day episode, host Jonah Comstock welcomes Shawna Butler, host of the See You Now podcast, and Melody Butler, founder of the nonprofit Nurses Who Vaccinate (no relation), two nurses who focus on vaccine resistance and vaccine hesitancy, and how we can get ahead of them to deal with the present crisis. They also contact on the function of nurses in the healthcare innovation ecosystem.

Talking points:

  • Why Melody launched “Nurses who Vaccinate.”
  • Vaccine hesitancy vs. vaccine resistance: reaching the persons who can be arrived at.
  • What is (and is not) one of a kind with the COVID vaccines.
  • mRNA vaccines are not a manufacturer-new know-how.
  • Vaccine growth was an optimized system – not a truncated one particular.
  • How COVID has worsened less than-vaccination in other disorders.
  • How could innovators aid deal with less than-vaccination?
  • Addressing hesitancy in communities of coloration.
  • What can you do to aid the vaccination effort and hard work?
  • The worth of together with nurses in the conversation.

Additional about this episode:

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Shawna Butler’s SEE YOU NOW podcast

Two related episodes: Frontiers in Community Wellness Nursing and Nurses Who Vax

Nurses Who Vaccinate

Extra vaccine schooling sources from NWV