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Smallpox Vaccine - CE516
Smallpox Vaccine
Making an Informed Decision

CE516 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, MS, MPH, RN and Maureen Habel, MA, RN and Beth R. Wallace, MPH, CIC
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The purpose of this smallpox vaccination program is to educate nurses about the smallpox vaccine so they can make an informed decision about the benefits and risks of vaccination. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the potential of the smallpox virus as a bioweapon
  • Identify the benefits and risks of smallpox vaccination
  • Describe the technique used to give a smallpox vaccination

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/7/2018

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