Shifting the Paradigm on Vaccine Hesitancy

Shifting the Paradigm on Vaccine Hesitancy is a project powered by a Pandemic Planning Grant from the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) and the American Pharmacy Association (APhA).

The Alaska Pharmacy Association (AKPhA) has put together a training with some of the leading experts in the field and collected a variety of resources for healthcare providers to utilize in shifting the vaccine paradigm. Watch the video and see info below on how to claim free CE credit for pharmacists, technicians, and nurses.

The Alaska Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To receive credit, participants must attend each activity in its entirety and complete the online evaluation. CPE credit will be posted to the online CPE Monitor system within 60 days after completion of each activity. Release Date: 06/28/2022  Expiration Date: 06/28/2025

Pharmacists UAN 0139-0000-22-206-H06-P
Pharmacy Technician UAN 0139-0000-22-206-H06-T

Shifting the Paradigm Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the history of vaccine hesitancy
  • Compare and contrast various approaches are to addressing patients, family members and the community with vaccine hesitancy to build vaccine confidence
  • Review & discuss recorded scenarios on how to foster positive communication with others surrounding vaccine hesitancy
  • Perform three mock scenarios with a partner and build confidence in talking to peers about the choice to vaccinate


The Program consists of 3 parts:

  1. Watch the above video
  2. Perform three mock scenarios with a partner
  3. Take the Program Evaluation below

Please take this brief program evaluation survey to help us improve this training (REQUIRED TO GET CE CREDIT)

Experts on our Team: Read the Bios

CDR Aimee Young, PharmD, BCPS, NCPS
Renee Robinson, PharmD, MPH
LCDR Carlisha Gentles, PharmD, BCPS, CDCES
CAPT Holly Van Lew, PharmD, BCPS, NCPS

Resources for vaccine hesitancy: