Involvement in interdisciplinary professional coalition/organizations allows the healthcare professional to stay current in their field or specialty, gain an understanding and navigate socio-political environments, as well as contribute their ideas to their healthcare specialty.
Research your state’s exemptions and differences within your state regarding laws requiring vaccinations for school-age children.
Find the professional coalition/organization that supports the use of vaccines for school-age children.
As a group, discuss the pros and cons of the above scenario and your stance of this controversial public health risk.
Professional coalition is an important aspect within healthcare setting as it not only improves patient care delivery, but as well enhances staff retention. It is through professional organizations that patient safety and advocacy has advanced in collaboration and dissemination of innovative ideas for improvement of patient outcomes (Wang, Clymer, Davis-Hayes & Buttenheim, 2014). This discussion reviews Ohio state vaccination requirements in regards to school-aged children and vaccination coalition among different disciplines towards immunization of Ohio children. The main objective of Immunization Program by Ohio Department of Health (ODH) is to curb and mitigate diseases, particularly the vaccine preventable among Ohio’s school-aged children, adolescents as well as the adults. According to World Health Organization (2017), the immunization requirements for school-attending children in 2017-2018 include DPT, Polio, Rubella, MMR, Varicella, Hepatitis B, mumps, and MCV4 (Meningococcal). A school-aged child may not be required to be immunized….Please click the Paypal icon below to purchase full solution for only $5