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.
Immunization Schedule NCLEX QuestionsThis quiz will test your knowledge about the pediatric immunization schedule for ages 0-6 years in preparation for the NCLEX exam.
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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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