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Administering Vaccines Screening Checklists
Documenting Vaccination Standing Orders Templates
Q&As: Diseases/Vaccines, Easy-to-Read Vaccine Recommendations
Schedules for Patients
Adults: Administering Vaccines
Administering vaccines to adults: dose, route, site, and needle size
One-page reference table [#P3084]
Dates of current Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)
Print and cut out up to four charts (4" x 5.5") of current VIS dates for posting around the clinic and work place [#P2029]
Don't be guilty of these preventable errors in vaccine administration!
This 4-page document describes common errors in vaccine administration and provides links to resources that can help prevent them [#P3033]
Guide to contraindications and precautions to commonly used vaccines in adults
Two-page reference table listing contraindications and precautions for vaccines given to adults [#P3072]
Hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccines: be sure your patients get the correct dose
Recommended child and adult dosages of licensed hepatitis A and B vaccines [#P2081]
How to administer intramuscular and intranasal influenza vaccines
This piece is for healthcare professionals and shows how to administer intramuscular and intranasal influenza vaccines [#P2024]
How to administer intramuscular and subcutaneous vaccine injections to adults
One-page information sheet with illustrations [#P2020A]
Medical management of vaccine reactions in adults in a community setting
Table describes procedures to follow if various reactions occur in adult patients, includes supply list [#P3082]
Skills checklist for vaccine administration
This checklist is a tool to help supervisors assess staff members' skills regarding vaccine administration. [#P7010]
Summary of recommendations for adult immunization (age 19 years and older)
Five-page reference table on appropriate use, scheduling, and contraindications of adult vaccines [#P2011]
Supplies you may need at an immunization clinic
One-page form, lists vaccines, VISs, supplies, and emergency kit [#P3046]
Vaccine administration record for adults
Document vaccinations using this handy form and put it in the front of each patient's medical chart [#P2023]
Vaccines with diluents: how to use them
Table of vaccines requiring reconstitution prior to administration, includes information about the diluent and time allowed between reconstitution and use [#P3040]
You must provide patients with Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) – it's federal law!
Everything you need to know about VISs [#P2027]
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Adults: Documenting Vaccination
Dates of current Vaccine Information Statements (VISs)
Print and cut out up to four charts (4" x 5.5") of current VIS dates for posting around the clinic and work place [#P2029]
Declination of influenza vaccination
Form for healthcare worker signature and date, lists important reasons for annual influenza vaccination and consequences of vaccine refusal [#P4068]
Labor & delivery HBsAg admission checklist for birthing mother
This checklist is for labor and delivery HBsAg admission for the birthing mother. [#P2225]
Notification of vaccination letter template
Form letter to primary care clinic [#P3060]
Screening checklist for contraindications to inactivated injectable influenza vaccination
Form your patients fill out to help you evaluate if influenza vaccine can be given at that day's visit, includes information sheet for healthcare professionals [#P4066]
Language:
SPANISH
Screening checklist for contraindications to live attenuated intranasal influenza vaccination
Form your patients fill out to help you evaluate if influenza vaccine can be given at that day's visit, includes information sheet for healthcare professionals [#P4067]
Language:
SPANISH
Screening checklist for contraindications to vaccines for adults
Form your patients fill out to help you evaluate which vaccines can be given at that day's visit, includes information sheet for healthcare professionals [#P4065]
Languages:
SPANISH
ARABIC
CHINESE-TRADITIONAL
FRENCH
KOREAN
RUSSIAN
VIETNAMESE
Strategies to improve adult vaccine coverage
Two-page overview describing practical strategies for increasing adult vaccination in your healthcare setting [#P2050]
Tips for locating old immunization records
This handout gives some ideas that might help for locating old immunization records [#P3065]
Vaccine administration record for adults
Document vaccinations using this handy form and put it in the front of each patient's medical chart [#P2023]
You must give your patients Vaccine Information Statements (VISs) – it's federal law!
Everything you need to know about VISs [#P2027]
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Adults: Schedules for Patients
Adult immunization: importance of staying up to date with vaccines
This fact sheet describes the reasons why it's important that adults stay up to date with their vaccinations [#P4033]
HPV vaccine a guide for adults ages 18–26 years
One-page handout provides answers to common questions about HPV and HPV vaccination [#P4251]
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Vaccinations for adults you're never too old to get vaccinated!
One-page sheet describes vaccinations that adults need [#P4030]
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CHINESE-SIMPLIFIED
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RUSSIAN
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Vaccinations for adults with chronic liver disease or infection
One-page sheet describes vaccinations that HCV-positive adults need [#P4042]
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Vaccinations for adults with diabetes
One-page sheet describes the vaccines for adults with diabetes [#P4043]
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SPANISH
Vaccinations for adults with heart disease
One-page sheet describes the vaccines for adults with heart disease [#P4044]
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SPANISH
Vaccinations for adults with HIV infection
One-page sheet describes vaccinations that HIV-positive adults need [#P4041]
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SPANISH
Vaccinations for adults with lung disease
One-page sheet describes the vaccines for adults with lung disease [#P4045]
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SPANISH
Vaccinations for adults without a spleen
One-page sheet describes vaccinations that adults without a spleen need [#P4047]
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Vaccinations for men who have sex with men
One-page sheet describes vaccinations that men who have sex with men need [#P4046]
Language:
SPANISH
Vaccinations for pregnant women
One-page sheet describes the vaccines for pregnant women. [#P4040]
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Which vaccines do I need today? (for adults)
Four-page screening questionnaire for adult patients to find out about what shots they need [#P4036]
Language:
SPANISH
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Adults: Screening Checklists
Before you vaccinate adults, consider their "H-A-L-O"!
Use this easy-to-use chart to help you make an initial decision about vaccinating a patient [#P3070]
Labor & delivery HBsAg admission checklist for birthing mother
This checklist is for labor and delivery HBsAg admission for the birthing mother. [#P2225]
Screening checklist for contraindications to inactivated injectable influenza vaccination
Form your patients fill out to help you evaluate if influenza vaccine can be given at that day's visit, includes information sheet for healthcare professionals [#P4066]
Language:
SPANISH
Screening checklist for contraindications to live attenuated intranasal influenza vaccination
Form your patients fill out to help you evaluate if influenza vaccine can be given at that day's visit, includes information sheet for healthcare professionals [#P4067]
Language:
SPANISH
Screening checklist for contraindications to vaccines for adults
Form your patients fill out to help you evaluate which vaccines can be given at that day's visit, includes information sheet for healthcare professionals [#P4065]
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CHINESE-TRADITIONAL
FRENCH
KOREAN
RUSSIAN
VIETNAMESE
Should you be vaccinated against hepatitis A? (for adults)
Use this questionnaire to assess your patients' risk factors [#P2190]
Should you be vaccinated against hepatitis B? (for adults)
Use this questionnaire to assess your patients' risk factors [#P2191]
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SPANISH
Which vaccines do I need today? (for adults)
Four-page screening questionnaire for adult patients to find out about what shots they need [#P4036]
Language:
SPANISH
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Adults: Standing Orders Templates
10 steps to implementing standing orders for immunization in your practice setting
This guide provides ten steps to implementing standing orders for immunization in your practice setting. It focuses on influenza vaccination, but the basic principles can be used to implement standing orders for other vaccines. [#P3067]
Guidance for developing admission orders in labor & delivery and newborn units to prevent hepatitis B virus transmission
For HBsAg screening in labor and delivery units and hepatitis B immunization in newborn nurseries [#P2130]
Medical management of vaccine reactions in adult patients
Table describes procedures to follow if various reactions occur in adult patients, includes supply list [#P3082]
Standing orders for administering Haemophilus influenzae type B vaccine to adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3083]
Standing orders for administering hepatitis A vaccine to adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3077]
Standing orders for administering hepatitis B vaccine to adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3076]
Standing orders for administering human papillomavirus vaccine to adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3091]
Standing orders for administering influenza vaccine to adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3074]
Standing orders for administering measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine to adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3079]
Standing orders for administering meningococcal ACWY vaccine to adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3081]
Standing orders for administering meningococcal B vaccine to adolescents and adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adolescents and adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3095]
Standing orders for administering pneumococcal vaccines (PPSV23 and PCV13) to adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3075]
Standing orders for administering Tdap to pregnant women
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate pregnant women who meet any of the criteria on this form #[P3078b]
Standing orders for administering Td/Tdap vaccine to adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3078]
Standing orders for administering varicella vaccine to adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3080]
Standing orders for administering zoster vaccine to adults
Eligible healthcare professionals may vaccinate adults who meet any of the criteria on this form [#P3092]
Using standing orders for administering vaccines: what you should know
This handout explains what are standing orders [#P3066]
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Adults: Q&As: Diseases and Vaccines, Easy-to-Read
Protect yourself from hepatitis A...get vaccinated!
Use this handout to teach patients about the seriousness of hepatitis A and the value of vaccination [#P4402]
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SPANISH
Protect yourself from hepatitis B...get vaccinated!
Use this handout to teach patients about the seriousness of hepatitis B and the value of vaccination [#P4404]
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SPANISH
Protect yourself from HPV...get vaccinated!
Use this handout to teach patients about the seriousness of HPV and the value of vaccination [#P4406]
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SPANISH
Protect yourself from influenza...get vaccinated!
Use this handout to teach patients about the seriousness of influenza and the value of vaccination [#P4408]
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SPANISH
Protect yourself from meningococcal disease...get vaccinated!
Use this handout to teach patients about the seriousness of meningococcal disease and the value of vaccination [#P4410]
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SPANISH
Protect yourself from pneumococcal disease...get vaccinated!
Use this handout to teach patients about the seriousness of pneumococcal disease and the value of vaccination [#P4412]
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SPANISH
Protect yourself from shingles...get vaccinated!
Use this handout to teach patients about the seriousness of shingles and the value of vaccination [#P4414]
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SPANISH
Protect yourself from whooping cough...get vaccinated!
Use this handout to teach patients about the seriousness of whooping cough and the value of vaccination [#P4416]
Language:
SPANISH
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Adults: Vaccine Recommendations
Adult immunization: importance of staying up to date with vaccines
This fact sheet describes the reasons why it's important that adults stay up to date with their vaccinations [#P4033]
Before you vaccinate adults, consider their "H-A-L-O"!
Use this easy-to-use chart to help you make an initial decision about vaccinating a patient [#P3070]
DTaP, Tdap, and Td catch-up vaccination recommendations by prior vaccine history and age
This table summarizes the catch-up recommendations of CDC's ACIP for the use of DTaP, Tdap, and Td vaccines [#P2055]
Foodborne hepatitis A outbreaks in the U.S. are well-documented; vaccine provides lifetime protection
Foodborne hepatitis A outbreaks in the U.S. are well-documented; vaccine provides lifetime protection. Summary of foodborne outbreaks due to hepatitis A in the U.S. [#P2104]
Guidance for developing admission orders in labor & delivery and newborn units to prevent hepatitis B virus transmission
For HBsAg screening in labor and delivery units and hepatitis B immunization in newborn nurseries [#P2130]
Healthcare personnel vaccination recommendations
Recommendations in brief [#P2017]
Hepatitis A and hepatitis B vaccines: be sure your patients get the correct dose
Recommended child and adult dosages of licensed hepatitis A and B vaccines [#P2081]
Hepatitis A, B, C: learn the differences
One-page table explaining the differences [#P4075]
Hepatitis A vaccine: reasons to consider vaccination
This handout gives reasons to consider hepatitis A vaccination [#P2103]
Hepatitis B and healthcare personnel
How to protect healthcare personnel, includes post-exposure prophylaxis guidelines and new Q & A's [#P2109]
Hepatitis B facts: testing and vaccination
List of high-risk groups, interpretation of the hepatitis B panel, and a glossary of hepatitis B terminology [#P2110]
Influenza vaccination of people with a history of egg allergy
Easy-to-use guide to post in your clinic to help determine if patients who report egg allergy should receive influenza vaccine [#P3094]
Medical management of vaccine reactions in adult patients
Table describes procedures to follow if various reactions occur in adult patients, includes supply list [#P3082]
Meningococcal ACWY vaccine recommendations by age and risk factor
This table summarizes the recommendations of CDC's ACIP for the use of meningococcal vaccine [#P2018]
Meningococcal B Vaccine: IAC Answers Your Questions
Experts from IAC answer some of the more common questions about meningococcal serogroup B vaccine [#P2040]
Meningococcal B vaccine recommendations by age and risk factor
This piece gives the recommendations for MenB vaccine use in people age 10 years or older [#P2035]
Pneumococcal vaccination recommendations for children and adults by age and/or risk factor
This piece has a table for pneumococcal vaccination recommendations for children and adults by age and/or risk factor [#P2019]
Pneumococcal vaccines: IAC answers your questions
One-page Q&A, with a table about revaccination [#P2015]
Protect yourself against hepatitis A and hepatitis B: a guide for gay and bisexual men
Handout for men who have sex with men [#P4115]
Languages:
SPANISH
Screening checklist for contraindications to inactivated injectable influenza vaccination
Form your patients fill out to help you evaluate if influenza vaccine can be given at that day's visit, includes information sheet for healthcare professionals [#P4066]
Language:
SPANISH
Screening checklist for contraindications to live attenuated intranasal influenza vaccination
Form your patients fill out to help you evaluate if influenza vaccine can be given at that day's visit, includes information sheet for healthcare professionals [#P4067]
Language:
SPANISH
Screening checklist for contraindications to vaccines for adults
Form your patients fill out to help you evaluate which vaccines can be given at that day's visit, includes information sheet for healthcare professionals [#P4065]
Languages:
SPANISH
ARABIC
CHINESE-TRADITIONAL
FRENCH
KOREAN
RUSSIAN
VIETNAMESE
Summary of recommendations for adult immunization (age 19 years and older)
Five-page reference table on appropriate use, scheduling, and contraindications of adult vaccines [#P2011]
Which vaccines do I need today? (for adults)
Four-page screening questionnaire for adult patients to find out about what shots they need [#P4036]
Language:
SPANISH
Zoster vaccine: IAC answers your questions
Q&As about zoster (shingles) vaccine for healthcare professionals [#P2025]
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