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Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Shoes: Anti-Vaxxer Rhetoric and the Role of Storytelling

This CE will provide answers to commonly proposed anti-vaccine arguments. Topics to be addressed include the autism debate, controversial ingredients in vaccines, “crowded” dosing schedules, and the prevalence of vaccine injury. This session will also discuss how to utilize story-telling to engage with anti-vaccine activists.



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Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Requirements for CE Credit

To receive credit the following items must be completed

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2. Attend the entire activity
3. Complete all relevant learning assessments
4. Complete an activity evaluation through 


No external funding has been obtained for this activity. The speakers have no conflicts of interest to disclose and state that the decisions made for program development were free of the control of a commercial interest.





  • Identify the origins and original arguments of the anti-vaccine movement
  • Analyze the common reasons individuals choose to refuse vaccines
  • Evaluate immunological principles utilized in the production and administration of vaccines frequently targeted by the anti-vaccine community
  • Review vaccine-preventable disease consequences and patient cases
  • Apply motivational interviewing techniques to refuting anti-vaccine claims

Activity Number


Release Date: Jun 3, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 3, 2024

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