Additional immunisations have recently been incorporated into the National Immunisation Program (NIP) for at-risk individuals.

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#1. A healthy 11 month old Aboriginal child presents early for her 12 month old vaccines. Previous vaccines are up to date and on time including her 1st flu shot. Which vaccines should you administer now?

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#2. For the child in question 1, when is she next due for vaccination and what is recommended?

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#3. The parents of a 4 year old girl, said she had recently recovered from an episode of invasive pneumococcal disease. All previous scheduled  vaccines plus flu vaccine are up to date. Is she recommended any additional free NIP vaccine(s) in addition to the DTP-IPV at this visit?

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#4. A child who has previously received all the routine vaccines on time, attends at 17 months of age for the 18 month old scheduled vaccines. What is your response?

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#5. A 65 year old healthy non-Indigenous adult received a Fluad Quad and Pneumovax 23 this year. What advice should you give them regarding their next immunisations?

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#6. A healthy 17 year old female patient received her first dose of Gardasil 5 years ago. No further HPV doses have been administered. What is required to complete the HPV vaccine course?

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#7. A meningococcal vaccine was given to an infant in China. The mother asks if her Year 10 son should receive the meningococcal vaccine now?

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#8. A 51 year old Aboriginal man attends your service. 12 months ago he received a Pneumovax 23. Does he require any further doses of pneumococcal vaccination?

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#9. A healthy 35 year old male has recently had his spleen removed following a car accident. Which Government funded vaccinations are available to him?

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#10. A healthy 18 month old child attends on time for their routine scheduled 18 month immunisations. They received their first and only dose of influenza vaccine last year. What vaccinations do they require now?

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#11. An adolescent with a cochlear implant received a Pneumovax 23 vaccine 2 years ago. What pneumococcal vaccine(s) are recommended and when?

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#12. A baby presents on time for their 6 month old vaccinations. Mum tells you they were born at 27 weeks gestation and had the 2 and 4 month old vaccines in hospital. What would you give today and what additional vaccine(s) are recommended due to their prematurity?

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#13. A 15 month old child identifying as Aboriginal attends for overdue vaccines, their last vaccine, Infanrix hexa, was administered at 6 months of age and prior vaccines were up to date. Which vaccines will you administer today?

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#14. What do you tell the parent of the previous child about the next vaccine/s?

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#15. A parent wants their non-Indigenous child aged 9 months to get meningococcal B vaccine from your council’s fee paying Bexsero supply. What would you tell them about administration of this vaccine, the number of doses required and the spacing?

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#16. Which list of medical risk conditions are eligible for free National Immunisation Program pneumococcal vaccines?

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#17. Which vaccines are light sensitive once they have been removed from their packaging?

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#18. Who is eligible for two free influenza vaccines in the same flu season?

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