As a student you should check your vaccination protection before beginning the clinical education and provides self-verification and completion of your protection!
Department of Health Science follow the Norrbotten County Council's recommendations for disease control. In Sweden we don´t have universal vaccination against tuberculosis and hepatitis B. These diseases are kept under control instead of so-called targeted vaccination
There are no requirements for vaccination, whether for students or staff.
However, Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for placement, the location where the risk of blood contact exists. This vaccination should be some months before the placement starts. This recommendation will then In particular to apply to nurses.
In the case of TB vaccine is recommended for those working (do VFU) on Pulmonary Medicine, Infection and Department of Radiology. However, the TB vaccine is not very effective, but it certainly does offer some protection.
There is a mandatory requirement that you should be vaccinated against TB. The student should have received their dose 6 weeks before the start of practice to be protected.
There is no vaccination requirement.
Then all students to be MRSA-free.
The immunization program at the Sahlgrenska Academy advised the students that in addition to a full basic (Tetanus, diphtheria and polio á 4 doses and MMR = measles, mumps, rubella) also take TB vaccination. Where appropriate, they also tested for MRSA.
Hepatitis B is a public health hazard according to the Communicable Diseases Act and all cases shall be reported to the County Medical and Disease Control. Students covered by the groups for which prophylaxis against hepatitis B is recommended. Work Environment Authority (AFS 2005:1) Medical prevention and control recommendations from the National Board for prophylaxis against hepatitis B - Item No. 2005-130 -6 Hepatitis B. Three doses of vaccine administered dose, of which two after one month and three dose after six months.
Tuberculosis. Is a serious infectious disease, which in addition to treating the sick is important vaccinations, targeted screening and contact tracing to prevent contamination of other people. Recommendations from the National Board for preventive measures against tuberculosis Article No. 2007-130 On page 17 reads as follows: Adults BCG should be considered for unvaccinated adults who will reside, study or work in an occupation or area where the risk of tuberculosis infection is increased. The protective effect is however limited and the benefit of vaccination should be weighed against the disadvantage of tuberculin reaction becomes more difficult to interpret, so that early diagnosis latent risk not detected.
From 2007 regulated the national vaccination program in regulation (SOSFS 2006:22) It provides protection against eight diseases: polio, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, infections caused by Haemophilus influenzae type B, measles, mumps and rubella. Rubella, mumps and morbilli. Most, but not everyone is vaccinated. Check previous vaccination. Not vaccinated can be tested for rubellaimmunitet and vaccinated if serological tests are negative. Tetanus-diphtheria. Vaccination of more than 30 years have elapsed since the previous vaccination or if it is unclear if the individual is vaccinated.
Polio. Should have won four polioympningar. If not, click supplement injections.
From 2007 regulated the national vaccination program in regulation (SOSFS 2006:22) It provides protection against eight diseases: polio, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, infections caused by Haemophilus influenzae type B, measles, mumps and rubella. Rubella, mumps and morbilli. Most, but not everyone is vaccinated. Check previous vaccination. Not vaccinated can be tested for rubellaimmunitet and vaccinated if serological tests are negative.
Vaccination of more than 30 years have elapsed since the previous vaccination or if it is unclear if the individual is vaccinated.
Should have won four polioympningar. If not, click supplement injections.
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Check program and specific regulations against meticillinresistensta Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococcer. Multiresistant bacteria as methicillin-resistant staphylococci (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) cause severe problems in many hospitals outside Sweden.
Sweden has agreed to try to prevent these bacteria establish themselves in hospitals and medical clinics. Therefore, patients and staff who may be carriers screened for the presence of resistant bacteria. If during the last six months admitted to hospital or treated on an outpatient basis for wound outside Sweden or where uncontrolled MRSA / VRE appears to be controlled.
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Staff and others who actively participate in care work, the inspection is grown, if he / she served during the last six months in hospital / medical facility outside Sweden or where uncontrolled MRSA / VRE occurs.
Read more about the Board's recommendations for dealing with staff in nursing and care for MRSA on their website.
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