Helping Providers Have Conversations with Families around COVID-19 Vaccination Webinar

This webinar occurred on December 13, 2021, and continuing education expires on March 14, 2022.

About the webinar

The webinar covered the following topics:

  • The effects of COVID-19 illness and the COVID-19 pandemic on children
  • Effective approaches to the COVID-19 vaccine discussion with families
  • How the vaccine conversation may differ when working with patients from various racial/ethnic groups
  • Responses to common misconceptions and parental concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the effects of COVID-19 and the pandemic on children
  • Use effective approaches to discuss COVID-19 vaccine
  • Understand cultural differences when discussing COVID-19 vaccine and hesitancy with various racial/ethnic groups
  • Discuss common misconceptions when addressing parental concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids


Gretchen LaSalle, MD FAAFP
Board Certified Family Physician
Associate Clinical Professor for WSU
Published Author, Public Speaker
2020 American Academy of Family Physicians Vaccine Science Fellow

Anisa Ibrahim, MD
UW Clinic Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Director at Harborview Pediatrics Clinic
President of the Board of Directors for Somali Health Board

Continuing Education

  • Continuing education (CE) credit is available for nurses, medical assistants, and pharmacists for attending the live webinar or watching the recording.
  • Even if you attend the live webinar or watch the recording as a group, everyone MUST register for the webinar and complete the evaluation as an individual prior to receiving CE credit.
  • CE expires 3/14/22.
  • After attending the live webinar or watching the recording, an evaluation will appear and a link to the evaluation will also be sent to you in an email.
  • If you want CE credit, complete the evaluation and mark Yes that you want CE credit. Please specify the type of CE certificate you wish to obtain. After the live webinar, we will issue certificates to everyone who requested CE.

Continuing Nursing Education

1.0 continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Continuing Education for Medical Assistants

1.0 administrative continuing education unit was approved by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the program content or the program's sponsor.

Continuing Education for Pharmacists

1.0 credit hour of continuing education for pharmacists was approved by the Washington State Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission (PQAC).

Commercial Support

This learning activity is not funded by any commercial entity.