Social Ecological Factors and Parental Barriers to Childhood Immunizations – When Parents Say, "Too Many Shots"

Track: 30 Minute Podium

Session Number: 503A
Date: Sat, Apr 7th, 2018
Time: 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Description:

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Session Type: Research

Session Description: This session will report on research having used a web-based survey format to collect study participant sociodemographics, and to deliver a social ecological factors immunization-related survey and a standardized instrument to measure parental barriers to childhood immunizations. Research findings and information to apprise pediatric nurse childhood immunization practices in infants.
Primary Presenter Bio: Dr. Catherine Ferris has been a pediatric nurse for over 28 years and as a PICU nurse had experienced first hand the devastating effects of vaccine-preventable illnesses in children. She is an active member of the California Immunization Coalition and participates on the education committee. She is Adjunct Faculty at the University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science where she recently obtained her PhD in nursing. She is a Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar and member of Sigma Theta Tau, and she will be sharing with us part of her dissertation research.
Primary Presenter Institution: University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science
Session Type: Research

Session Description: This session will report on research having used a web-based survey format to collect study participant sociodemographics, and to deliver a social ecological factors immunization-related survey and a standardized instrument to measure parental barriers to childhood immunizations. Research findings and information to apprise pediatric nurse childhood immunization practices in infants.
Primary Presenter Bio: Dr. Catherine Ferris has been a pediatric nurse for over 28 years and as a PICU nurse had experienced first hand the devastating effects of vaccine-preventable illnesses in children. She is an active member of the California Immunization Coalition and participates on the education committee. She is Adjunct Faculty at the University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science where she recently obtained her PhD in nursing. She is a Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar and member of Sigma Theta Tau, and she will be sharing with us part of her dissertation research.
Primary Presenter Institution: University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science