Is consent required for flu vaccine?

No. There is no federal requirement for signed consent for any dose of a vaccine licensed for use by the FDA. The federal requirement is to provide all adult patients or parents/legal representatives of minor children with the appropriate VIS for each dose of vaccine administered.

How do you document the flu vaccine administration?

Documentation details The lot number and expiration date of the vaccine; The date of administration; The name, address, title and signature (electronic is acceptable) of the person administering the vaccine; The edition date of the Vaccine Information Statement (VIS) and date the patient or parent receives the VIS.

Which forms can be used to inoculate the flu vaccine?

Cell-based vaccines are grown in cultured cells of mammalian origin instead of in hens’ eggs.

  • Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine. Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine [LAIV] is given as a nasal spray.
  • Flu Vaccination by Jet Injector.
  • Adjuvanted Vaccine.
  • Recombinant Flu Vaccines.

What questions do you ask before giving a flu shot?

If a question is not clear, please ask your healthcare provider to explain it.

  • No.
  • Is the person to be vaccinated sick today?
  • Does the person to be vaccinated have an allergy to eggs or to a component of the vaccine?
  • Has the person to be vaccinated ever had a serious reaction to influenza vaccine in the past?

Where is the lot number on a flu vaccine?

What was the lot number of the vaccine? Guide For Use: The lot number can usually be found on the vaccine label or accompanying packaging.

Can you be forced to take a vaccine?

Can I be forced to get a vaccine? You cannot be forced to get a vaccination or undergo any medical procedure against your will. For most workers, your employer will not be able to require you to be vaccinated under work health and safety laws.

How much of the flu vaccine do you administer?

For persons 3 years of age and older, the correct dosage is 0.5 mL for most inactivated influenza vaccine products. Fluzone High-Dose Quadrivalent is for use in persons 65 years of age and older, and the correct dosage is 0.7 mL.

How do you write a flu shot order?

Medical record: Record the date the vaccine was administered, the manufacturer and lot number, the vaccination site and route, and the name and address and, if appropriate, the title of the person administering the vaccine.

Are there 2 different types of flu shots?

What Are the Different Types of Flu Shots for 2020-2021? There are several different variations of flu shots for the 2020-2021 season. The two main types are Trivalent and Quadrivalent, and there are multiple variations of these two primary vaccines.

Are there any contraindications to the flu shot?

People who SHOULD NOT get a flu shot include: Children younger than 6 months of age are too young to get a flu shot. People with severe, life-threatening allergies to any ingredient in a flu vaccine (other than egg proteins) should not get that vaccine. This might include gelatin, antibiotics, or other ingredients.