IAC’s Needle Tips Just Released Online!

November 2015

Technically Speaking
Monthly Column by Deborah Wexler, MD
Deborah Wexler MD
Technically Speaking is a monthly column written by IAC’s Executive Director Deborah Wexler, MD. The column is featured in The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Education Center’s (VEC’s) monthly e-newsletter for healthcare professionals. Technically Speaking columns cover practical topics in immunization delivery such as needle length, vaccine administration, cold chain, and immunization schedules.
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IAC’s Needle Tips Just Released Online!
Published November 2015
Information presented in this article may have changed since the original publication date. For the most current immunization recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, visit www.immunize.org/acip/acip_vax.asp.
Needle Tips, the 20-year flagship publication of the Immunization Action Coalition, is published quarterly and offers a concise summary of the latest immunization information and new resources for healthcare professionals. The November 2015 issue of Needle Tips has just been released online. You can download the entire issue or simply click below on the articles you’d like to access directly:
Lead story! ACIP Expands Recommendations for the Use of Meningococcal Serogroup B Vaccine to Include Adolescents and Young Adults
“Ask the Experts” questions answered by CDC staff: Three pages of Q&As about the use of meningococcal vaccines and HPV9 vaccine
IAC’s New Campaign! MCV4: You’re Not Done If You Give Just One. Give 2 MCV4 Doses to Strengthen Protection
What’s New with Vaccines? Vaccine Highlights: Recommendations, schedules, and more
IAC’s Free Nationwide Workshops on Using Standing Orders to Vaccinate Adults
New! Screening Checklist for Preteen and Teen Vaccination — HPV, MCV4, and Tdap
Newly updated! Its Federal Law! You must give your patients current Vaccine Information Statements
Updated! Summary of Recommendations for Child and Teen Immunization (Birth through age 18 years)
Updated! Summary of Recommendations for Adult Immunization (Age 19 years and older)
Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine Resource Materials: Standing orders and guidance chart
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Vaccinate Adults: IAC’s quarterly publication for healthcare professionals who provide services to adults
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