Expert: Nurses Have a Critical Role as Educators on the Facts of COVID-19 Vaccinations

Contemporary Clinic Staff

Nate Royster, RN, an emergency department charge nurse at Ohio State, discusses the impact nurses can have as educators of patients on factual data pertaining to COVID-19 vaccines.

Contemporary Clinic interviewed Nate Royster, RN, an emergency department (ED) charge nurse at Ohio State, on how to encourage vaccinations without offending patients or making them feel belittled to help address disparities and hesitancy around COVID-19 immunizations.

During the interview, Royster addressed how to approach addressing vaccination disparities in an emergency department, what some common challenges are when trying to support ongoing vaccinations in an emergency department, and what impact nurses can have as educators of patients on factual data pertaining to COVID-19 vaccines.

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