Discussion Board 1
The local public health department is providing a free update on vaccines and immunity to the nurses in the community. The education day includes discussions about different types of immunity and the differences between vaccines and immune serum. (Chapter 18- Learning Objectives 1 and 5)
a. What is the difference between active immunity and passive immunity?
b. What are the key nursing considerations in the implementation of vaccines?
c. What is the difference between a patient receiving a vaccine and immune serum?
Note: Start a new thread to post your initial posting, answering all questions in the prompt by Wednesday at 8 pm. Respond to 2 peers’ initial responses. Please see the Discussion Board Grading Rubric for length, content, and reference minimum requirements. All responses must be in a narrative format and each paragraph must have at least 4 sentences.
Fully answers the prompt by Wednesday (8 pm CST) of the week assigned. Initial posting contains at least 2 references. *Initial post must be a minimum of 200 words. Assignment is rich in content, full of thought, insight, and analysis. Provides a minimum of two substantive peer replies with reference. A minimum of one (1) reference is required per peer reply. *Each peer reply must be a minimum of 150 words. Correct APA format of in-text citations (within the body of the posting) and references (in the list). Both are required to earn any points. Spelling, grammar, punctuation, mechanics and word usage are correct and consistent with Standard American English. All references are relevant, scholarly, and less than 10 years old. Posts indicate respect and consideration for peers and instructor and are written using scholarly language.