Who can give a vaccine?

  1. 0 Who can administer flu shots/vaccines? Is it just RNs, LPNs or CNAs or can medical assistants do it as well? I've heard so many different things.

    Does a RN have to be present in the room if the staff is medical assistants?

    Are there certain requirements/licenses for giving vaccines?
  2. Visit  beBetter45 profile page

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  3. Visit  Silverdragon102 profile page
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    Who can administer flu shots/vaccines? Is it just RNs, LPNs or CNAs or can medical assistants do it as well? I've heard so many different things.

    Does a RN have to be present in the room if the staff is medical assistants?

    Are there certain requirements/licenses for giving vaccines?
    Guess it depends on the state. Can't see CNA's giving vacs. Here in the UK it is only RN's or doctors that can give vacs
  4. Visit  crissrn27 profile page
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    I know the MA's at doctors offices around here give vacs, ABT's, IV's, everything. This is in NC.
  5. Visit  fultzymom profile page
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    In Ohio, a MA can give a vaccine in the Dr. office. In the hospital or LTC facility on the nurses give the shots, be it a RN or LPN.
  6. Visit  pink2blue1 profile page
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    I am an LVN in California and I can give vaccines. NEver ever heard of CNA's giving vaccines. I know RN's can give them and when I did my PEDS rotation it was mostly Medical Assistants in the peds office and they definitely give vaccines.


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