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Synonyms for vaccination

taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease

the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine

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According to a 1997 survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health, adult immunization coverage rates for flu and pneumonia are up from 1995.
National Adult Immunization Awareness Week draws attention to efforts that promote prevention and control of vaccine-preventable diseases among adults.
We recommend keeping a copy of the Adult Immunization Schedule (age >19) and/or the immunization schedule for children and adolescents (age <18) close for quick reference.
Patient education regarding adult immunizations is an important part of nursing care.
A cover page has been added to the 2017 adult immunization schedule that contains information on select general principles pertinent to the adult immunization schedule, additional CDC resources, instructions for reporting vaccine adverse events related to vaccination and suspected cases of reportable vaccine-preventable diseases, and an ACIP-approved list of standardized acronyms for vaccines recommended for adults.
According to 2014 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, little has changed in the adult immunization rate since 2010.
The 2016 adult immunization schedule was reviewed and approved by the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and the American College of Nurse-Midwives.
In 1988, the National Coalition for Adult Immunization was formed in the United States (US) and the first Standards for Adult Vaccination were published in 1990.
Critics of the scheme, formally dubbed the "National Adult Immunization Plan" (NAIP), say the ultimate goal is to forcibly vaccinate all Americans and move toward a radical new healthcare paradigm in which medical "treatment" is delivered at gunpoint.
Adult immunization rates will not be increased until the fundamental lack of awareness about the benefits of vaccinations and failure of individuals and health practitioners to adhere to research based recommendations about vaccines are addressed.
To address low vaccination coverage among adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated and released the Adult Immunization Standards of Practice.
Other activities will be conducting celebratory events in primary healthcare centres and private health facilities, organising a ceremony workshop that will include representatives from all stakeholders' institutions, enhancement of the Adults Immunization Programme, and develop and distribute adult immunization schedule card for public.
The American College of Physicians (ACP) recently approved a policy recommendation that all health care providers be immunized against influenza; diphtheria; hepatitis B; measles, mumps and rubella; pertussis (whooping cough); and varicella (chickenpox) according to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Adult Immunization Schedule.
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