Routine Vaccines: Whats to Know!

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1315 W Spruce St
TAMPA, FL 33607
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Curriculum: Understanding Routine Vaccines and Their Importance with Confidence: Essential Tips and Insights

Workshop Overview:

This workshop is designed to provide parents with essential knowledge and insights into routine childhood vaccines, including recommended vaccine schedules and the importance of vaccination for protecting children's health. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of vaccine-preventable diseases, how vaccines work, and how to make informed decisions about their child's immunizations.

Session 1: Introduction to Childhood Vaccines

Overview of routine childhood vaccines: Understanding the vaccines recommended for children from birth through adolescence.
Explanation of vaccine-preventable diseases: Learning about common diseases prevented by vaccines and their potential impact on children's health.
Introduction to the concept of herd immunity and its role in community protection.

Session 2: How Vaccines Work

Understanding the science behind vaccines: Exploring how vaccines stimulate the immune system to protect against diseases.
Overview of vaccine ingredients and their role in vaccine effectiveness. Debunking common myths and misconceptions about vaccines.

Session 3: Recommended Vaccine Schedules

Overview of the CDC's recommended vaccine schedules for infants, children, and adolescents. Explanation of vaccine timing and why certain vaccines are administered at specific ages. Tips for keeping track of your child's vaccine schedule and accessing immunization records.

Session 4: Importance of Vaccination

Discussion on the importance of vaccination for protecting children's health and preventing the spread of infectious diseases. Addressing vaccine hesitancy and concerns: Providing evidence-based information to help parents make informed decisions about immunizations.
Strategies for communicating with healthcare providers and addressing questions or concerns about vaccines.

By the end of this workshop, participants will become empowered to make informed decisions about their child's immunizations. They will have a deeper understanding of routine childhood vaccines, their importance for protecting children's health, and how to navigate vaccine schedules and immunization records effectively.

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Tina Young


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