Flashcards in BN3 Immunizations Deck (31):
What term refers to the measured quantity of a therapeutic agent?
What term means resistant to disease?
What term is the process by which resistance to an infectious disease is induced or augmented?
What term refers to a means of preventing the occurrence of a disease, either by mechanical or chemical means?
What term describes a suspension of attenuated or killed micoroorganisms that are administered to include active immunity to infectious disease?
How many shots are required in the Anthrax series?
5 and an annual booster
How many shots in the Hepatitis A series?
2 doses over 6 months
How many shots in the Hepatitis B series?
3 administered over a period of 6 months
Who is Japanese Encephalitis administered to?
Personnel who will be stationed at least 30 days in areas of rural Asia, its a 3 shot series
Who is required to receive the Meningitis/Meningococcal vaccine?
One dose is required in basic training and a booster for personnel traveling for 15 days or more in sub Saharan Africa
Who is required to receive the Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccine?
Single booster to recruits and Health care workers require two doses or positive serologic testing
who is required to receive the Pneumococcal vaccine?
One dose in basic training for high risk personnel under preventive medicine guidance
Who is required to receive the Poliomyelitis (IPV) vaccine?
Single booster dose to recruits in basic training
Who is required to receive the Rabies vaccine?
veterinary workers, animal handlers and at risk security and special operations handlers
How often is the Tetanus-Diphtheria (Td) vaccine administered?
once every ten years
How often is the Tetanus-Diphtheria Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) administered?
once every ten years
How often is Twinrix administered?
3 doses to over a period of 6 months to personnel with risk of exposure
How often is the typhoid vaccine required?
every 2 years
How often is the Varicella vaccine administered?
Two doses are administered to personnel who are susceptible to chickenpox
How often is the yellow fever vaccine administered?
one does every ten years
How often is the cholera vaccine administered?
as needed by travel requirements
How often is Plague vaccine administered?
as needed by travel requirments
Who often is Smallpox vaccine administered?
administered only under DOD directive 6205.3 (biological warfare defense)
What information should you always verify with a patient prior to vaccine administration?
-allergies to eggs, chickens, feathers, preservatives or antibiotics. -Pregnant or planning -Immunocompromised -vaccinated in last 30 days. -currently taking abx or steriods
Who must be present prior the administration of immunizations?
A provider certified in ACLS
When administering Immunizations, what must the emergency medical cart be stocked with?
O2 equipment, ACLS meds, defibrillator and cardiac monitoring equipment
It is highly desirable to allow a minimum of ____ days between immunizations to permit the establishment of satisfactory immunity without interference
Who is responsible to ensure all military and nonmilitary personnel receive required immunizations and appropriate records are maintained?
The commanding officer of each command
What form is the international certificate of vaccination and is also known as the "yellow shot card"?
What is the national program that monitors the safety of vaccines after they are licensed by the Food and Drug Administration?
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VARES)