ERIC Number: EJ1087358
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 88
Addressing Parental Vaccination Questions in the School Setting
Luthy, Karlen E.; Burningham, Jana; Eden, Lacey M.; Macintosh, Janelle L. B.; Beckstrand, Renea L.
Journal of School Nursing, v32 n1 p47-57 Feb 2016
School nurses work in a unique environment with key opportunities to address parental concerns and questions regarding their child's health. A common concern for parents during school enrollment is childhood vaccination safety and efficacy. As public health leaders, school nurses are well respected among parents, therefore school nurses are in a prime position to educate parents and promote childhood vaccinations while also dispelling common vaccination myths. The purpose of this integrative literature review is to synthesize evidence-based answers to common parental questions regarding childhood vaccinations.
Descriptors: Immunization Programs, Parent Attitudes, School Nurses, Literature Reviews, Parent Education, Child Health, Child Safety, Risk, Health Promotion
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education
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