Mnemonics for Pediatric Vaccine schedule? - page 2

Does anyone have mnemonics to share for the pediatric vaccinations or any OB they would like to share? Thanks :)... Read More

  1. Visit  odeth1 profile page
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    Oh it does...i know it already...haha.thanks..However. havent seen u wrote anything on varicella vaccine.
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  3. Visit  RunawayN profile page
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    Quote from sm06902
    Hopefully I'll be able to explain this in a way that makes sense, but this is how I remember them. It might sound complicated but write it out as you read this and I'm sure you'll get it!

    First, make a chart with four columns. Label them BIRTH, 2mo, 4mo, and 6mo. In each column, you will have 1 vaccination, 6 vaccinations, 5, and 6 respectively. (I just remember 1,6,5,6).

    The only vaccine at birth is HEP B. At two months, you get Hep B, IPV, Dtap, Pneumo, Rota, and Hib (6 vaccines). 4 months, you get all of them except Hep B (5 vaccines). 6 months you get all of them, just remember Hep B and IPV can range anywhere from 6-18 months (6 vaccines at 6 months, plus remembering the ranges for Hep B and IPV...this is why I write them first!)

    Hopefully that made sense.

    Now I remember the letters H,P,M,D (I remember this by saying Hewlett Packard, M.D. (as in doctor) haha.

    Hib 12-15 months
    Pneumo 12-18 mo
    MMR 12-18 mo
    Dtap 15-18 mo

    I remember the numbers by saying that the first three have 12's on the right side, last three have 18's on the left side, and 15s in the corners.

    Now for 4-6years I remember DIM (as in Dtap, IPV, and MMR).


    Hopefully that helps, I know it seems like a lot but definitely better than just trying to memorize!
    OMG, this works on so many levels. THANK YOU
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  4. Visit  pumpkinspice555 profile page
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    This is AWESOME!!! Thanks!!
  5. Visit  mimimaramo profile page
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    Wow!!! I am so happy i came across this thread!!! Thank you!!!
  6. Visit  bradycardic profile page
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    Thanks for posting this
  7. Visit  Kisabelle profile page
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    Here is how I remember Immunizations for NCLEX

    Birth Hep B
    2 Months DR Harry HIP
    DTAP
    Rotavirus
    Hep B
    Hib
    Inactivated Polio Virus (IPV)
    Pneumoccoccal

    4 Months DR HIP
    Dtap
    Rotavirus
    Hib
    IPV
    Pneumoccoccal

    6 Months DR Harry HIP
    Dtap
    Rotavirus
    Hep B
    Hib
    IPV
    Pneumococcal

    12-15 Months Hewlett V, Packard MD
    Hib
    Varicella
    Pneumococcal
    MMR
    Dtap

    4-6 yrs. old I Did My Vaccinations
    IPV
    Dtap
    MMR
    Varicella

    7-18 yrs. old Don't Have Money
    Dtap
    HPV
    Meningicoccal
    Last edit by Kisabelle on Sep 18, '13 : Reason: Format
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  8. Visit  jennemeg1 profile page
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    Quote from Kisabelle
    Here is how I remember Immunizations for NCLEX

    Birth Hep B
    2 Months DR Harry HIP
    DTAP
    Rotavirus
    Hep B
    Hib
    Inactivated Polio Virus (IPV)
    Pneumoccoccal

    4 Months DR HIP
    Dtap
    Rotavirus
    Hib
    IPV
    Pneumoccoccal

    6 Months DR Harry HIP
    Dtap
    Rotavirus
    Hep B
    Hib
    IPV
    Pneumococcal

    12-15 Months Hewlett V, Packard MD
    Hib
    Varicella
    Pneumococcal
    MMR
    Dtap

    4-6 yrs. old I Did My Vaccinations
    IPV
    Dtap
    MMR
    Varicella

    7-18 yrs. old Don't Have Money
    Dtap
    HPV
    Meningicoccal
    Hi Kisabelle,
    Really LOVED your mnemonic - have memorized it now. Thank you! Just so you know, the CDC says vacc are recommended at 11-12 years, not 7-14. Also, I made some adjustments for the mnenomic for 11-12 years (if you want to use it too), with a few capital letters to help distinguish them from earlier childhood vax's: Don'T HaVe MoNey. Don'T - the capital T here reminds me the vacc is changed to T-Dap (IDK what the diff is, but CDC says it is, so I remember it). Then HaVe - the capital V here reminds me this vacc is HPV. Then MoNey - the capital N here reminds me the vacc here is now meningococcal, (not MMR). I just thought I'd note this because it might help others to remember the schedule.
    Thanks again, so much!
  9. Visit  Conscientious profile page
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    This is fantastic, @heard1645!

    I added varicella to 12-18 months and 4-6 years, so used different mneumonics for these age ranges. Adding varicella to the 12-18 month range the mneumonic can now be HVPMD. Unfortunately this is the human papillomavirus doctor (HPV MD) and you need to remember to switch the P & V so the age ranges are grouped together (Hib & varicalla at 12-15 months; pneumo and MMR at 12-18 months; and DTap at 15-18 months). To remember the 4-6 year schedule, it's the oldest age range, closest to the age to be eligible to obtain a license at the DMV In your city (D-DTap, M-MMR, V-Varicella, I-IPV).

    A classmate of mine offered a way to remember the names of the 6 early vaccinations, HepB, Rota, DTap, Hib, Pneumo, IPV: "HepB really does have plenty immunizations").
    Last edit by Conscientious on Jan 3


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