Influenza Immunization Quiz 2016

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Influenza Immunization Quiz 2016

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Influenza vaccine works by stimulating the production of antibodies to which parts of the influenza virus
    • A. 

      M2 Ion Channel

    • B. 

      Ribonucleoprotein (RNP)

    • C. 

      Hemagglutinin (HA)

    • D. 

      Neuraminadase (NA)

  • 2. 
    Influenza virus enters the human host by:
    • A. 

      Fecal-oral transmission

    • B. 

      Respiratory inhalation

    • C. 

      Miasma

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 3. 
    A person infected with influenza is contagious for ___ days before the onset of symptoms and for ___ days after onset
    • A. 

      0, 7-14

    • B. 

      7-14, 21

    • C. 

      1-2, 4-5

    • D. 

      4-5, 10

  • 4. 
    If a child or teen has the flu, they should not be given
    • A. 

      Tylenol

    • B. 

      Motrin

    • C. 

      Aspirin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    On average how many hospitalizations a year are attributable to influenza
    • A. 

      25, 000

    • B. 

      100,000

    • C. 

      200,000

    • D. 

      500,000

  • 6. 
    The best way to avoid the flu include...
    • A. 

      Take time to get a flu vaccine

    • B. 

      Take everyday preventive actions to stop the spread of germs

    • C. 

      Take flu antiviral drugs if your doctor prescribes them

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of the following people are at high risk for complications from the flu?
    • A. 

      A child with asthma

    • B. 

      An adult with diabetes

    • C. 

      A pregnant women

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    If the current season’s influenza formulation is the same as the previous year
    • A. 

      Only people not receiving an influenza immunization last season, and are over 6 months old, need to be vaccinated this season

    • B. 

      All persons over 6 months old should have an influenza vaccination this season

    • C. 

      Only persons with certain risk factors, should receive an influenza vaccination this season

  • 9. 
    You may still get the flu even if you get an influenza vaccination:
    • A. 

      If you are exposed to the flu less than two weeks after getting your vaccine

    • B. 

      If the flu strain you are exposed to wasn't in the flu vaccine

    • C. 

      Because it is often only 60% effective

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    The newer Quadrivalent influenza vaccines add an additional strain of
    • A. 

      Type A influenza virus

    • B. 

      Type B influenza virus

    • C. 

      Type C influenza virus

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 11. 
    Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (IIV) is given
    • A. 

      Intramuscularly

    • B. 

      Intravenously

    • C. 

      Intradermally

    • D. 

      Subcutaneously

  • 12. 
    The best way to assure safe vaccine administration is to
    • A. 

      Screen carefully for contraindications and precautions and use proper administration technique

    • B. 

      Use gloves when administering the vaccine

  • 13. 
    The best way(s) to assure effective vaccine administration is to
    • A. 

      Follow vaccine and storage guidelines and administer by the proper route

    • B. 

      Select the vaccine brand with the highest efficacy rating

  • 14. 
    An adult with serious allergy to eggs should
    • A. 

      Receive a half-dose of any influenza vaccine

    • B. 

      Receive any flu vaccine as long as long as it is administered in a facility able to respond to an anaphylactic episode

    • C. 

      Receive any flu vaccine offered at one of our shelter flu clinics

    • D. 

      Never even think of getting an influenza vaccination

  • 15. 
    Children under age 9 years should get two doses of the flu vaccine if
    • A. 

      The parent cannot recall the child’s flu immunization history

    • B. 

      The child only had one dose of flu vaccine during a previous flu season

    • C. 

      A and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    When two doses of Influenza Vaccine are needed for children under 9 years old, by what minimum interval should the two doses be separated?
    • A. 

      2 weeks

    • B. 

      4 weeks

    • C. 

      2 months

    • D. 

      6 months

  • 17. 
    An anaphylactic reaction to a vaccine should be treated as follows (in an adult)
    • A. 

      Call 911 and administer Epinephrine (0.3 mL – 0.5 mL) intramuscularly

    • B. 

      Call 911 and use smelling salts until the person regains consciousness

    • C. 

      Call 911 and the person’s next of kin

    • D. 

      Call 911 and administer CPR

  • 18. 
    Making annual influenza vaccination mandatory for HCP is an acceptable infringement on individual rights because
    • A. 

      Influenza poses a substantial risk to public health (more than 200,000 hospitalizations and Some 36,000 deaths each year).

    • B. 

      HCPs have a professional obligation to benefit individual patients and to do no harm.

    • C. 

      Influenza vaccination is not “gratuitously onerous or unfair.”

    • D. 

      Influenza vaccination does not pose a significant health risk to the subject.

    • E. 

      Licensure to practice as an RN is a privilege (not a right) and thus carries duties that override some individual rights

  • 19. 
    Flu viruses change constantly which requires a new flu vaccine to be produced each year
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Influenza is transmitted by droplets and is probably airborne.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    An infected person can spread the flu to others before they have symptoms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The "stomach flu" and influenza are the same thing
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    While most anyone can get the flu shot, it is only recommended for those persons with chronic diseases
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Pregnancy is an influenza vaccine precaution and pregnancy women should generally avoid the flu shot
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    A breastfeeding woman should not receive influenza vaccine of any kind
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Since influenza B viruses typically produce milder disease, there is little value in adding a 2nd B strain to the seasonal influenza vaccination folmulation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Influenza vaccine is hardy and only need to be protected from direct sunlight
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    It is important to keep influenza vaccine cool but making sure the vaccine is always about 2" away from the ice packs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Providing our clinic patients with a Vaccine Information Statement is nice, if we have time, but not required
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    A person on antibiotics should not receive an influenza vaccination until the course of antibiotics is completed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Influenza vaccine can be given, as appropriate, when a person has a mild illness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    To facilitate efficient clinic flow, vaccinating clients while standing is recommended 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Most commonly a 1" needle is use to administer intramuscular influenza vaccine, however be alert to use a longer needle if the patient is particularly large
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    Persons with anaphylactic allergy to penicillin should not receive an influenza vaccination
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False