N490 Module 5
N490- JE- Module 5
Issues and Trends in Professional Nursing
Mandated Influenza Vaccinations in Healthcare Workers Influenza results in excess of two hundred thousand hospitalizations in the United States (Tosh & Jacobson, 2010). Mortality rates for influenza related illness have risen. The purpose of this paper is to discuss mandated healthcare influenza vaccination in healthcare workers and will examine a Cochrane review summary, mandated healthcare influenza vaccination, and healthcare worker immunization practices in a Veterans Affairs Health Center.
Cochrane Review Summary
Thomas, Jerreson, & Lasserson (2013) presented a Cochrane review that …show more content…
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