Vaccine Information Sheets: Find Out What You Know

January 23, 2014

The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 mandates that providers of vaccines follow well-prescribed guidelines. Find out if you know NCVIA right from wrong with this true/false quiz.

The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (NCVIA) of 1986 mandates that providers of vaccines adhere to strict guidelines. Find out if you know NCVIA right from wrong with this true/false quiz.









ANSWERS:

Statements 1 through 5 are true. The rest, 6 through 8, are false. Ideally, the patient/parent should be offered a copy of the VIS to take home. They may choose not to. Keep in mind that the information on VIS sheets are based on CDC recommendations and can differ from those made by the manufacturer.

 

 

Disclosures:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vaccine Information Statements: Facts About VISs. Accessed on January 17, 2014 and available at: www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/about/facts-vis.html