Is this the year you move to mandatory flu shots?

By: July 8th, 2010 Email This Post Print This Post

Pandemic or no pandemic, increasing the the percentage of healthcare workers receiving immunization is the best way to protect your workforce and patients from influenza, according to the CDC.

A time when pandemic anxiety has subsided considerably from last year and when a one-shot vaccine is readily available —this year’s vaccine covers both seasonal and H1N1—provides a good opportunity to adopt a mandatory flu shot policy for your healthcare facility.

Discover how to accomplish this by joining infection preventionists Hilary M. Babcock, M.D., MPH, and Terri Ruppel, RN, BSN, CIC, IP for Mandatory Influenza Vaccinations: Get Healthcare Staff Onboard at Your Facility, Wednesday, July 14, 1:00-2:30 p.m. (Eastern), This live Webcast, only $99,  will walk you through two case studies on how to convince leadership that you need a mandatory vaccination policy, how to anticipate and respond to employee apprehension, and how to define acceptable exemptions.

As a bonus to OSHA Healthcare Advisor visitors, click here to download  a talking points document which addresses employee fears and concerns about mandatory vaccinations—a sample of the many valuable tools you will receive when you register for this program!


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