Worksheet

Requirements: Answer all the questions
HLTH 241 Weekly Worksheet #3
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Purpose: To familiarize yourself with immunization protocols and patient needs as well as refresh your understanding of the top 50 prescribed medications.
Part One:
Using your Vaccine Resource Manual please answer the following questions:
What is the recommended injection site and needle size for administering an IM injection to an infant age (1-12 months)?
What is the recommended injection site and needle size for administering an IM injection a male or female patient weighing 130-152 lbs?
What is the dose and route for the PCV13 vaccine?
What should you do if you administer a vaccine outside of the ACIP recommended age/dose schedule?
What is the dosing interval for the Hep B vaccine brand Engerix- B?
Part Two:
Use the internet or other appropriate resources find the requested information about each medication listed below.
Diflucan
Generic Name and Classification:
Indications:
Patient Teaching:
Dilantin
Generic Name and Classification:
Indications:
Patient Teaching:
Flagyl
Generic Name and Classification:
Indications:
Patient Teaching:
Flexeril
Generic Name and Classification:
Indications:
Patient Teaching:
Flonase
Generic Name and Classification:
Indications:
Patient Teaching:
Fosamax
Generic Name and Classification:
Indications:
Patient Teaching:
Glucotrol XL
Generic Name and Classification:
Indications:
Patient Teaching:
Humulin
Generic Name and Classification:
Indications:
Patient Teaching:
Part Three: Vaccine of the week
Using your vaccine resource manual, internet, or textbook to answer the following questions about the vaccines listed.
DTap:
What is the causative agent?
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How is this disease transmitted?
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
What is the incubation period?
__________________________________________________________________________________
What are the symptoms of this disease? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
What are possible complications of this disease?
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Is there a treatment for this disease? If so what is it?
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
How should the DTap Vaccine be stored?
What is the recommended schedule for the Dtap Vaccine?
What is the minimum age to begin the DTap vaccine? Is there a Maximum age to administer it?
Tdap:
What is the causative agent?
________________________________________________
How is this disease transmitted?
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
What is the incubation period? ______________________________________________________________________________
What are the symptoms of this disease? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
What are possible complications of this disease?
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Is there a treatment for this disease? If so what is it?
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
What are the two brands of Rotavirus vaccines used in the United States? What is the dosage of each?
How should the Tdap Vaccine be stored?
What is the recommended schedule for the Tdap Vaccine?
What is the minimum age to begin the Tdap vaccine? What is the maximum age for administration of the Tdap vaccine?

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