(Solution) NRNP 6540 Week 1 Knowledge Check


NRNP 6540 Advanced Practice Care of Older Adults

  1. Question: Name the most common allergic response to the !u vaccine,
  2. Question: What are the most current recommendations for vaccination of patients near the end of life, including hospice patients?
  3. Question: What is the maximum number of doses of PPSV23 that can be given to high-risk older adults 65 or older?
  1. Question: Which influenza vaccine is recommended for the older adult?
  2. Question: You have an 89-year-old patient on hospice care in a long-term care facility. The protocol is for flu vaccine to be given to all patients each fall. Would you vaccinate? Why, or why not?
  1. Question: Describe the recommended schedule for Hepatitis B vaccination in patients on hemodialysis, peritoneal, and home dialysis.
  2. Question: Please list which immunizations you would give to your 65-year-old patient with HIV infection and a CD4 count of 200/mm or greater.
  3. Question: When counseling your older patients about vaccinations before traveling overseas, what vaccine (according to CDC guidelines) would you caution them about receiving?
  1. Question: You are caring for older adults in a nursing home. As a general rule, patients over 65 years of age and in general good health can receive which immunizations?
  1. Question: E. D. is a 78-year-old woman who does not remember if she has ever had the immunization for herpes zoster. She does remember having chicken pox as a child. What would you recommend for her?


  1. You see a 66-year-old patient who is otherwise healthy, and their vaccine history is unknown. What immunizations would you consider giving this patient?

A-A 66-year old patient who is otherwise healthy with an unknown vaccine history can be given the following immunization based on the recommendations of CDC: Influenza inactivated (IIV) or Influenza recombinant (RIV), Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap or Td), Zoster recombinant (RZV) preferred, or Zoset live (ZVL), and Pneumococcal polysaccharide (PPSV23).

  1. Name the most common allergic response to the flu vaccine,

A-Life threatening allergic responses, including anaphylaxis, to flu vaccines are rare. The most common allergic response to flu vaccine include difficulty breathing , itchiness, and hives. Redness, soreness, itchiness, and swelling to the site may also occur.…………….please click the icon below to purchase all solutions at $10