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Adult Vaccination Guide

A complete "how-to" guide on adult immunization
Need help in establishing protocols for vaccinating your adult patients? Need tools to determine which vaccinations they need? Designed to help integrate immunization services into health care settings new to vaccination, this guide and accompanying tools are equally valuable for settings experienced in vaccine delivery.
Adults Only Vaccination: A Step-by-Step Guide is an attractive, well-organized, 157-page guide that presents a comprehensive description of all aspects of a vaccination program from assessing vaccine indications and contraindications to determining billing codes. The guide was published in 2004.
Developed by staff at the Immunization Action Coalition, the guide has been thoroughly reviewed for technical accuracy by key staff at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Table of Contents
CONTENT
PAGE NO.
Cover Artwork
Introduction
Step One: Getting Started 1-10
Introduction to routine preventative vaccination services for adults
Step Two: Setting Up for Vaccination Services 11-20
Planning, preparation, and purchasing
Step Three: Vaccine Handling and Storage 21-34
Checklist for Safe Vaccine Handling and Storage
Emergency Response Worksheet
Vaccine Handling Tips
Temperature Logs for Vaccines
Maintaining the Cold Chain During Transport
Step Four: Deciding Whom to Vaccinate 35-44
Do You Vaccinate Adults? Think H-A-L-O!
Summary of Recommendations for Adult Immunization
Guide to Contraindications/Precautions to Commonly Used Adult Vaccines
Step Five: Administering Vaccines 45-60
How to Administer IM and SC Injections to Adults
Administering Vaccines to Adults: Dose, Route, Site, Needle Size, etc.
Step Six: Documenting and Related Issues 61-66
Providing written records of vaccination
Step Seven: Financial Considerations - Paying for Your Vaccination Program 67-74
Vaccination-related expenditures and medical reimbursement
Appendices: Resources to Use for Vaccinating Adults 75-157
Appendix A: Providers Materials; Appendix B: Patient Materials; and Appendix C: Resources from Other Sources
 
 
 
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