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IAC Publications: Needle Tips
Needle Tips is a publication written for health professionals who provide immunization services to children, teens, or adults. Every issue includes the Ask the Experts feature by CDC experts who answer challenging and timely questions about vaccines and their administration; the Vaccine Highlights section which contains vaccine news from ACIP and CDC; and ready-to-print materials from IAC to photocopy and hand out to staff and patients. The technical content of Needle Tips is reviewed for accuracy by CDC. Subscribe to Needle Tips - it's free!
Table of Contents: March 2016 Issue PAGE NO.
Needle Tips March 2016
Needle Tips: Vol. 26(1)
Download entire issue: 16 pages, 9.95 MB PDF
1–16
Letís Review! Healthy patients age 65 and older need two pneumococcal vaccines spaced one year apart 1
CDC now routinely recommends two pneumococcal vaccines starting at age 65.
Ask the Experts: CDC Answers Your Questions 1–5
CDC immunization experts Andrew Kroger, MD, MPH, and Donna Weaver, RN, MN, answer challenging and timely questions about vaccines and their administration.
Vaccine Highlights: Recommendations, Schedules, and More 6
Review what's new in vaccine recommendations, schedules, and FDA licensures.
Great Resources on www.Give2MCV4.org to Help Protect Preteens and Teens from MenACWY Disease 7
Use these newly created tools, including a slide deck and speakers' notes, to help improve MenACWY dose #2 vaccination rates.
Use This Checklist to Screen for Contraindications & Precautions to Vaccines for Children/Teens 8
IAC's screening checklist for children and teen vaccine contraindications and precautions helps your practice administer vaccines safely.
Use This Checklist to Screen for Contraindications & Precautions to Vaccines for Adults 9
IAC's screening checklist for adult vaccine contraindications and precautions helps your practice administer vaccines safely.
Standing Orders Templates for Administering Vaccines to Children/Teens & Adults 10
IAC has vaccine standing orders templates available for all routinely recommended vaccines.
Take a Stand! Register for IAC's Standing Orders Workshops 11
These free 4-hour workshops held across the U.S. will teach you how to implement a standing orders program in your medical practice.
Use These Handy Guides to Help Your Practice Administer Vaccines Properly 12
These reference sheets can assist your practice in proper vaccine administration methods.
Make Sure Your Patients Are Protected from Meningococcal Serogroup B Disease 13
Use these handouts to help your practice administer MenB vaccine to your patients.
Products You Can Purchase from IAC 14
These terrific products are available for purchase from IAC.
New Soft-cover Edition! Hepatitis B: What Hospitals Need to Do to Protect Newborns 15
IACís comprehensive guidebook is a complete resource to help hospitals and birthing centers establish, implement, and optimize their birth dose policies.
IAC's Immunization Resources Order Form 16
Order laminated immunization schedules, patient record cards, the training DVD "Immunization Techniques," "The Purple Book," and more.
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This page was updated on March 11, 2016.
This page was reviewed on March 11, 2016.
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