It is important to understand why immunizations are administered, the immunization schedule, recommended guidelines, vaccine storage and handling, and the use of vaccine information sheets. Conduct some online research of the CDC website and submit a 1-2 page APA Word document that explains the following:

  • Why immunizations are important
  • Infection control
  • Proper needle size
  • Proper sites to administer pediatric injections
  • Comfort measures
  • Educating a parent on how to properly hold a child during immunizations
  • What is a Vaccine Information Sheet (VIS) and why are they used?
  • Where to find vaccination records
  • What immunizations are given at:
    • Birth
    • 2 months
    • 12 months