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Adult Immunizations

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MedEdPORTAL
Term: 2010
Published: September 17, 2012
Revised: February 21, 2014

All adults require immunizations for influenza and tetanus and eventually require immunizations for herpes zoster and pneumococcal disease.  Adults may additionally require immunizations for hepatitis B, hepatitis A, human papilloma virus, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, and meningococcal disease.  To help physicians provide appropriate immunizations to their adult patients, this self-study activity provides information on priority populations, initial vaccination, and revaccination regarding each of these common immunizations.  The first three pages of guideline summarize initial vaccination and revaccination.

About the Creators

Team Leaders
 
Susan F Engert, MD, MPH
Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
 
Candia B Laughlin, RN, MS
Ambulatory Care Nursing Administration
 
Team Members
 
Margie C Andreae, MD
Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

Mary K.Barry-Bodine, RN, BSN
Nursing, Health Centers

Susan G Blitz, MD, MPH
General Medicine

Katie Barwig, MS, RN
Nursing, Administration

Sherry L DeLoach. PharmD
Pharmacy

Dave Serlin, MD
Family Medicine

Linda  McGrath,BSN,RN
UMHHC Immunization Coordinator