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Immunizations: How do your patients score?

Baker, Dian PhD, APRN-BC, PNP; Niederhauser, Victoria PhD, APRN, PNP

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000421430.62425.e5

Immunization is one of the most powerful preventive measures available. Nurse practitioners can use the social determinants of health framework to analyze structural-level barriers and practice-level clinical microsystems to improve immunization rates.

Dian Baker is an Associate Professor at California State University, School of Nursing in Sacramento, Calif.

Victoria Niederhauser is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and an Associate Professor at the University of Hawaii, School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene in Manoa, Hi.

The authors have disclosed that they have no financial relationships related to this article.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.