Immunization schedule NCLEX questions for ages 0 to 6 years. As a nursing student you will want to be familiar with the recommended vaccinations for the pediatric patient along with when they are scheduled to be administered.
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Immunization Schedule NCLEX Questions
1. During a routine pediatric visit, a 2 month old patient will need which of the following vaccines?
A. MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
B. Hepatitis A
C. Hepatitis B
D. DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis)
E. Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B)
H. RV (Rotavirus)
I. PCV (Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine)
The answers are C, D, E, G, H, and I. At 2 months the patient should receive: DTaP, Hepatitis B, Hib, Polio, RV, and PCV.
2. A mother calls the pediatric clinic to ask when her daughter will receive the Varicella vaccine. Your answer to her question is:
A. at 2, 4, and 6 months
B. at 12 months and 4-6 years
C. at 6 and 12 months
D. at 4 months and 4-6 years
The answer is B. The child will receive the Varicella vaccine at 12 months and 4-6 years of age.
3. When should a child receive the first dose of the Hepatitis B vaccine?
B. 2 months
C. 4 months
D. 6 months
The answer is A.
4. A 12 month old receives a series of vaccinations which includes the Hepatitis A vaccine. When should the child receive the 2nd dose of this vaccine?
A. in 3 months
B. at the 18 month visit
C. when the child is 4-6 years old
D. in 2 months
The answer is B. The first dose of HepA is given at 12 months and then the second dose is given 6 months from that dose, which would be at the 18 month visit.
5. A 4 year old is scheduled for routine immunizations. As the nurse you know the physician will most likely order what vaccinations?
A. DTaP (diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis)
C. Hepatitis B
D. RV (Rotavirus)
E. MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
F. Hib (Haempophilus Influenzae Type B)
The answers are A, B, E, and G. The immunizations ordered at 4-6 years of age include: DTaP, Polio, MMR, and Varicella.
6. A parent has a question about the Rotavirus vaccine and when it is administered. As the nurse you know that ________ doses are given, and the last dose is given at ________?
A. 2; 6 months
B. 3; 4 months
C. 4; 4-6 years
D. 3; 6 months
The answer is D.
7. At what age does a child starting receiving a yearly flu vaccine?
A. 12 months
B. 6 months
C. 2 months
D. 24 months
The answer is B.
8. You’re providing a free educational clinic to new moms about immunizations. You inform the attendees that the Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) vaccine is given?
A. at 6 and 12 months
B. 12 months and 4-6 years
C. at 4 and 6 months
D. at 2 and 12 months
The answer is B.
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