Best practice in vaccine administration

Nurs Stand. 2001 Oct 31-Nov 6;16(7):35-8. doi: 10.7748/ns2001.10.16.7.35.c3109.

Abstract

Good practice is essential for nurses working in the field of vaccine administration to ensure that patients receive the best care possible. This article discusses the results of a survey of 500 practice nurses to assess knowledge of best practice in vaccine administration. As a result, a task force of expert nurses and doctors was convened to develop guidance on best practice in this area.

MeSH terms

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Benchmarking / methods*
  • Clinical Competence / standards*
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Injections, Intradermal / nursing
  • Injections, Intradermal / standards
  • Injections, Intramuscular / nursing
  • Injections, Intramuscular / standards
  • Injections, Subcutaneous / nursing
  • Injections, Subcutaneous / standards
  • Needs Assessment
  • Nurse Practitioners / education*
  • Nurse Practitioners / psychology
  • Nurse Practitioners / standards*
  • Nursing Evaluation Research
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • United Kingdom
  • Vaccination / nursing*
  • Vaccination / standards*