Discussion Board 12.1: Herpes Zoster Vaccination
Directions:
Review the CDC Guidelines for administration of the Herpes Zoster Vaccination and do the following:
%u0432%u0402%u045E First Heading: State whether you would or would not recommend the herpes zoster vaccination for a geriatric patient and why. This section must include if you would or would and WHY
%u0432%u0402%u045E Second Heading: Recommend a credible geriatric patient education website or resource. This section must include a geriatric patient education WEBSITE
%u0432%u0402%u045E Third Heading: Discuss specific educational, social, or cultural concerns you would consider. This section must include specific educational, social, or cultural concerns

In a nut shell I need an introduction, three Headings followed by the three questions answered and a conclusion

Text and Materials
Readings and Resources
Required Reading
%u0432%u0402%u045E Dunphy, L.M., Winland-Brown, J. E., Porter, B. O., & Thomas, D. J. (2015). Primary care: Art and science of advanced practice nursing (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis. ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-3801-3.
%u0432%u0402%u045E Williams, B.A, Chang, A., Ahalt, C., Chen, H., Conanct, R., Landefeld, C. S., Ritchie, C., & Yukawa, M. (2014). Current geriatric diagnosis & treatment(2nd ed.). New York: McGraw Hill. ISBN-13: 978-0071792080.
%u0432%u0402%u045E Ball, J. W., Dains, Flynn, J. A., Solomon, B. S., & Stewart, R. W. (2014). Seidel’s guide to physical examination (8th Ed.). Elsevier. ISBN-13: 978-0-3231-1240-6.
Required Resources
%u0432%u0402%u045E PDA or Smartphone with Epocrates software. Comparable software may be used if discussed in advance with instructor.
o Epocrates is a mobile app that will be extremely useful to you in the practice setting. You can download Epocrates Rx for free. It contains a free drug reference with brand, generic, and OTC medicines, drug interaction check, and pill ID.
o Epocrates Essentials, which is the recommended app, costs $159.00. It provides you with drug and disease monographs, diagnostic tools, and access to practice guidelines. Plus, accesslab tests and panels with reference ranges, tables, approximate test costs, and commonly associated ICD-9’s.
%u0432%u0402%u045E The Up-To-Date database will be used on a regular basis in this course. Please bookmark the following link to the database:
http://proxy.library.maryville.edu/login ***
Recommended Readings and Resources
%u0432%u0402%u045E Goolsby, M.J., & Grubbs, L. (2014). Advanced assessment (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis. ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-4363-5.
o If you already have this textbook from a previous course, please confirm that the edition of the textbook is still acceptable for the upcoming term.
%u0432%u0402%u045E Collins-Bride, G.M., Saxe, J.M. (2016) Clinical guidelines for advanced practice nursing. (3rd ed.). MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. ISBN-13: 978-1284093131.

Week Twelve
Readings and Resources
Required Reading
%u0432%u0402%u045E Dunphy, L.M., Winland-Brown, J. E., Porter, B. O., & Thomas, D. J. (2015). Primary care: Art and science of advanced practice nursing (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis.
o Chapter 6
%u0432%u0402%u045E Williams, B.A, Chang, A., Ahalt, C., Chen, H., Conanct, R., Landefeld, C. S., Ritchie, C, & Yukawa, M. (2014). Current geriatric diagnosis & treatment(2nd ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.
o Chapter 24
Required Resources
%u0432%u0402%u045E Shingles (Herpes Zoster Vaccination) Guidelines: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd-vac/shingles/
%u0432%u0402%u045E Practice Guidelines for the Management of Bacterial Meningitis: http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/39/9/1267.full
%u0432%u0402%u045E UpToDate:
o Trigeminal Neuralgia: http://www.uptodate.com.proxy.library.maryville.edu/contents/trigeminal-neuralgia?detectedLanguage=en&source=search_result&search=trigeminal+neuralgia&selectedTitle=1~150&provider=noProvider
o Bell’s Palsy: http://www.uptodate.com.proxy.library.maryville.edu/contents/bells-palsy-prognosis-and-treatment-in-adults?detectedLanguage=en&source=search_result&search=Bell%27s+palsy&selectedTitle=1~36&provider=noProvider
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