Herd Power:Protection Against Influenza

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After the completion of the modules, the learner will:

  • Give examples for the rationale of increasing the flu immunization rates among healthcare personnel.
  • State three myths regarding flu vaccination and discuss how to dispel them.
  • Discuss the safety/efficacy of and the true contraindications for flu vaccination.
  • Discuss the importance of herd immunity and its relationship to influenza prevention.
  • Compare/contrast the perceived risks versus benefits of flu vaccination.
  • Identify online resources to aid in immunization promotion.
  • Demonstrate use of multimedia technology (wiki, online learning tools) to enhance facility of staff learning.
  • Begin a draft plan for the development of a facility based flu immunization campaign.

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The Faces of Influenza.[[1]]