5 Tips on How to Talk to Patients about Flu Vaccination

Patient Care Editorial Staff

CDC recommends flu vaccination be offered by the end of this month, October; the Centers offer these 5 tips on how to discuss the topic with your patients.

The CDC every year offers physicians a variety of resources to help support efforts to increase levels of flu vaccination in their practices. The suggestions here are from the section of the CDC's HCP Fight Flu Toolkit titled, "How to Make a Strong Flu Vaccine Recommendation." Condensed as the mnemonic device S H A R E, these communication pearls may help you open important conversations about flu prevention during a routine clinic visit this fall.