Vaccines protect individuals and the public from life-threatening, preventable diseases. Healthy individuals, as well as the most vulnerable, benefit from vaccinations. Nurses should be well-informed about safe and unsafe injection practices, including proper use and disposal, as well as understand potential risks and strategies to prevent injury or contamination.
Recognizing the differences between single-dose and multiple-dose vials and to understand appropriate use of each container type.
Adhering to injection safety best practices is critical to nurse and patient safety.
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