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IAC Express: Issue 1380
August 15, 2018
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National Immunization Awareness Month continues; upcoming week will focus on protecting preteens and teens
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Available online: six-part series of online training sessions on implementing standing orders protocols for adult immunization in your healthcare setting
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In case you missed this! CDC, AAFP, AAP, and ACOG all recommend that newborns receive hepatitis B vaccine within 24 hours of birth
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IAC Spotlight! Find whatever you're looking for on immunize.org by using the Google search engine located on all IAC web pages
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IAC posts its newest PowerPoint slide set, "What Are Standing Orders Protocols?"; use it "as is" or modify it to fit your needs
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Just released! Dr. Paul Offit's latest book: Bad Advice: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information
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Three healthcare organizations join IAC's Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll for mandatory healthcare worker vaccination; 677 now enrolled
IAC Handouts
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IAC posts updated temperature logs for refrigerators and freezers in both Celsius and Fahrenheit formats
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IAC updates "Vaccine Storage Troubleshooting Record" in fillable and non-fillable formats
World News
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WHO reports on yellow fever in Africa and the Americas in this week's Weekly Epidemiological Record
Featured Resources
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Still available! IAC's sturdy laminated version of the 2018 U.S. adult immunization schedule—order a supply for your healthcare setting today! Child/teen schedules sold out.
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IAC's 142-page book, Vaccinating Adults: A Step-by-Step Guide, describes how to implement adult vaccination services in your healthcare setting and provides a review for staff who already vaccinate adults; IAC Guide available for free download
Journal Articles and Newsletters
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"Mortality among Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection: The Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study" published in July issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases
Education and Training
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Register for CDC’s #PreteenVaxScene webinar, "National Immunization Awareness Month: Effectively Recommending Vaccines Across the Lifespan," on August 17
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Weekly CDC webinar series on "The Pink Book" chapter topics continues August 22 with "Polio and Hib"; register now for series running through September 26
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