Pediatric Currents: Vaccination Refusal: Counseling Anxious Parents

Program Date: August 2016
Continuing Education Units: 1.0 Nurse Contact Hours, 1.0 Dietitian CPEU

Course Objectives:

  • List four reasons why parents are reluctant to immunize their children
  • Identify strategies to address these concerns
  • Classify local and systemic reactions to immunizations and how they are treated
  • CDR Level: 1
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 4040, 4150, 5070, 4000
  • Performance Indicators: 9.4.1, 9.4.2, 9.4.4
  • Media Format(s): Article (English)

Course Instructor Bio(s)

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Mary Enzman Hines, APRN, PhD, CNS, CPNP-PC, APHN-BC

Professor Emeritus, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Co-owner of Integrative
Pediatric Care, LLC Englewood, CO

Mary Enzman Hines, APRN, PhD, CNS, CPNP-PC, APHN-BC is professor emeritus at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and a co-owner of Integrative Pediatric Care, LLC in Englewood, CO where she provides holistic, primary health care for children age 0-21. This innovative model is the first nurse practitioner owned and operated pediatric primary care practice in Colorado. Dr. Enzman Hines’ research focuses on caring-healing issues in practice, pain management in pediatrics, reflective practice, storytelling, and chronic illness in children. She is the past president of American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA), is presently a member of the task force for Advanced Practice Nursing for American Holistic Certification Corporation (AHNCC), and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Holistic Practice.


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