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Vaccinate Adults is a publication written for health professionals who provide services for adults. Every issue includes the Ask the Experts feature by CDC experts who answer challenging and timely questions about vaccines and their administration and copyright-free print materials from IAC to photocopy and hand out to clinic staff and patients. The technical content of Vaccinate Adults is reviewed for accuracy by CDC. Subscribe to Vaccinate Adults - it's free!
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Vaccinate Adults December 2015
Vaccinate Adults: Vol. 19(4)
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IAC's Honor Roll for Mandatory Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Personnel climbs to nearly 600 enrollees. Major professional societies support mandatory vaccination. 1
Learn about professional societies with policy statements supporting mandatory influenza vaccination for healthcare personnel. Apply for IAC's Honor Roll if your healthcare setting qualifies.
Ask the Experts: CDC Answers Your Questions 1–4
CDC immunization experts Andrew Kroger, MD, MPH, and Donna Weaver, RN, MN, answer challenging and timely questions about vaccines and their administration    
Influenza Vaccine Products for the 2015–2016 Influenza Season 5
One-page information sheet on influenza vaccines licensed in the U.S.
Screening Checklists for Contraindications to Influenza Vaccines 6
These checklists cover contraindications and precautions for injectable and nasal spray influenza vaccines. Download and make copies for your patients to fill out.
Use This Standing Orders Template to Streamline Flu Vaccination in Your Healthcare Setting 7
Download this standing orders template and use it "as is" or modify it to suit your work setting
How to Administer Intramuscular, Intradermal, and Intranasal Influenza Vaccines 8
One-page fact sheet about how to properly administer three types of influenza vaccines
First Do No Harm: Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Policies for Healthcare Personnel Help Protect Patients 9
Here are links to policy statements from leading medical societies endorsing the implementation of mandatory influenza vaccination programs for healthcare personnel
These influenza educational materials will help protect your patients as well as staff 10
Ready-to-print patient handouts and staff education materials help promote influenza vaccination
Pneumococcal Vaccination Recommendations for Children and Adults by Age and/or Risk Factor 11
One-page guidance sheet covering the use of pneumococcal vaccines in children and adults
Standing Orders Template for Administering Pneumococcal Vaccines (PCV13 and PPSV23) to Adults 12
Use these standing orders to streamline pneumococcal vaccination in your practice setting
Take a Stand! Register for IAC's Standing Orders Workshops 13
Workshops on how to use standing orders to vaccinate adults may be coming to a city near you!
It's Federal Law! You must use Vaccine Information Statements when vaccinating adults 14
Federal law requires that VISs must be given to adult patients when administering vaccines
Products You Can Purchase from IAC 15
These products are available for purchase from IAC
Order Essential Immunization Resources from IAC 16
Order laminated immunization schedules (in March 2016), patient record cards, the "Immunization Techniques" DVD, and "The Purple Book”
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