(Answered) NR566 Week 5: Immunization Assignment

Total Points Possible:  50

Preparing the Paper: 

  1. The Immunization assignment is worth 5 0 points and will be graded on  use of Standard English grammar, sentence structure, and overall organization based on the required components as summarized in the directions and grading criteria/rubric. 
  2. Submit the paper as a Microsoft Word Document, which is the required format at Chamberlain University. You are encouraged to use  the  APA Academic Writer when creating your assignment. 
  3. Follow the directions below and the  grading criteria  located in the rubric closely. Any questions about this paper may be posted under the Q & A Forum or emailed to your faculty.  
  4. The length of the paper should be 2-  pages, excluding title page and reference page(s). The title and reference pages should be in APA format.
  5. Vaccination schedules should be obtained directly from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Resources for Healthcare Providers website and reflect the most current recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Additional scholarly resources should be used and all sources  must be cited appropriately.    


Diptheria, tetanus & acellular pertussis (DTaP)  Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) 
Hepatitis B  Human papillomavirus (HPV) 
Inactivated influenza (IIV)  Inactivated poliovirus (IPV) 
Influenza recombinant (RIV)  Live influenza (LAIV) 
Measles, mumps & rubella (MMR)  Meningococcal serogroups A, C, W, Y) 
Meningococcal serogroup B  Pneumococcal 13-valent conjugate (PCV13) 
Pneumococcal 23-valent polysaccharide (PPSV23)  Rotavirus 
Tetanus, diphtheria & acellular pertussis (Tdap or Td)  Varicella (VAR) 
Zoster live  Zoster recombinant  

Choose 2 vaccines from the list above and provide the following information for each:  

    1. Name of disease preventable vaccination 
    2. Trade name (if more than one available, chose one only) 
    3. Type of vaccination (attenuated or inactivated) 
    4. Contraindications 
    5. Precautions 
    6. Adverse drug reactions 
    7. Minimum age to receive vaccine
    8. Routine recommended vaccine schedule (timing and dose) 
    9. Special situations 


Vaccination: Hepatitis A vaccination 

Trade Name: Havrix 

Type: Inactivated 

Contraindication: Person with previous history of severe reaction to HAV, moderate or severe illness, with or without fever  

Precautions: Patients with immunosuppression (may have lower antibody titers) 

Adverse drug reactions: Injection site reaction, headache & malaise 

Minimum age: 12 months 

Routine vaccination schedule: 2 dose series between ages 12-24 months 

Minimum interval between doses (if applicable): 6 months apart

Special situations: Vaccine should be given to those at risk for hepatitis A infection including chronic liver disease, clotting factor disorders, men who have sex with men, injection or non-injection drug use, homelessness, work with hepatitis a virus, travel in countries with high or intermediate endemic hepatitis A or close   personal contact with an international adoptee. 

Barriers & Interventions 

  1. Identify one reason for vaccine non-compliance or vaccine hesitancy by patients/parents. 
  2. Discuss one intervention that Nurse Practitioners can take to improve vaccination compliance  
  3. Identify when healthcare providers are required by law to report an adverse event.
  4. Discuss adverse events that healthcare providers are encouraged  to report.
  5. Identify how a healthcare provider would report an adverse event.  


Vaccine # 1 Information

Vaccination: Hepatitis B

Trade name: Engerix-B®, Recombivax HB®

Type: Inactivated

Contraindication: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2020),  the vaccine is contraindicated in persons who has had previously reacted to yeast, neomycin, or any previous dose of hepatitis B

Precautions:  individuals with an acute illness that is moderate or  severe despite having fever or not

Adverse drug reaction: Malaise, stuffy nose, chills, flushing, and diarrhea.

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