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adolescent immunizations, childhood immunizations, disease prevention, health promotion, vaccines



  1. Niederhauser, Victoria DrPH, APRN, PNP
  2. Baker, Dian PhD, APRN-BC, PNP


Nurse practitioners can play a critical role in minimizing vaccine-preventable diseases by keeping abreast of changes in immunization schedules and recommendations, minimizing barriers to immunizations, and advocating for children, adolescents and families.