Nurse volunteers in school-based hepatitis B immunization programs.

  title={Nurse volunteers in school-based hepatitis B immunization programs.},
  author={Hayley Diana Mark and V G Conklin and M C Wolfe},
  journal={The Journal of school nursing : the official publication of the National Association of School Nurses},
  volume={17 4},
School districts across the nation are implementing school-based hepatitis B virus vaccination programs. Because adolescents are at risk of contracting hepatitis B virus, these programs are important in preventing infections. Critical to the success of these programs is having qualified and cost-effective health professionals to administer the vaccine. This article describes the recruitment and training of professional nurse volunteers to administer vaccines in school-based clinics. During the… CONTINUE READING

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