Discuss the process of vaccination and how it confers immunity to the person being vaccinated. Apply this knowledge to the clinical setting to define the effectiveness and safety of vaccines.
Describe the concept of vaccination and how it produces immunity.
Step 1: Respond to the following prompts.
A patient presents in your office to get their child vaccinated, and you as the healthcare provider are tasked with administering the vaccine. Before allowing their child to be vaccinated, they relay to you that they have been researching vaccination online and have concerns with regards to vaccine effectiveness and safety. What would be your response to this concerned parent? How would you support the safety and effectiveness of vaccines using statistically significant evidence?