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1

Who is responsible for ensureing the military and DOD receive required immunizations, maintain records, proper screening, and deviations are monitored?

Combatant Commanders
Major Command Commanders
Unit Commanding Officers
Officers in Charge

2

Where does the DOD get their policies

CDC
ACIP Guidelines

3

How many types of exemptions are there?

Two

4

What are the two types of exemptions?

Medical
Administrative

5

What are some examples of Administrative Exemptions

- Less than 30 days of service remaining
- Retirement or Separation
- Religious

6

If you have a patient that is active duty and they state that they have lost their immunization record what do you do?

You are to assume that they received all required vaccines upon entry of basic training

7

What events would warrant a VARES form to be completed?

- Loss of duty for more than 24 hours
- Life threatening event
- Hospitalization
- Event related to a contaimnated lot

8

According to Immunizations and Chemoprophylaxis, how many standards of immunizationd are there in the military?

8

9

What form is filled out when a member experiences an adverse event after receiving an immunization?

VARES

10

Who has the authority to grant permanent medical waivers?

- Primary Care Provider
- Physician Specialist

11

What immunizations are all members of the Army, Air Force, and Navy required to have and keep current?

- Hep A
- Hep B
- Influenza
- MMR
- Polio
- Teatnus-Diptheria
- Varicella
- Meningococcal

12

What are alll members of the Marine Corps required to have and keep current?

Yellow Fever