This session will focus on vaccines from three perspectives: an introduction to the vaccines designed to protect the health of adults and their families, vaccine care and storage recommendations to ensure efficacy, and effective coaching occupational health nurses can use when discussing vaccines for maximum protection of their health and that of their families.
Identify the latest ACIP recommendations for four adult immunizations and the education surrounding them.
Define the principles of vaccine storage and handling and the importance of the Vaccine Cold Chain.
Outline the needed vaccine storage equipment.
State the inventory management procedures necessary to ensure vaccine potency and efficacy.