For Educating Your Adult Patients
How to Give a Strong Recommendation to Adult Patients Who Require Vaccination
Module including video presentation of 3 case examples of evidence-based strategies and tips on strengthening vaccine recommendations with information that can help patients make informed decisions.
Every year tens of thousands of adults needlessly suffer, are hospitalized, and even die as a result of diseases that could be prevented by vaccines.
While adults believe immunization is important, a recent national survey showed that most adults are not aware that they need vaccines throughout their lives to protect against diseases like shingles, pertussis, and hepatitis.
Patients trust you to give them the best advice on how to protect their health. Use the resources below to educate your patients on recommended vaccines and help them make informed decisions about vaccinations.
Resources for Adult Patients
Download free resources for the following groups of adults:
Find resources from CDC and other organizations that can be used to educate your patients on these specific vaccine-preventable diseases.
Review factsheets with information on how to help address common questions about adult vaccines.
- Page last reviewed: May 2, 2016
- Page last updated: May 5, 2015
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