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Problems about administering vaccines without a license - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   can someone get in trouble for administering vaccines without a license??
User :   sorry, hi, how are you?
Doctor :   if you are licensed to give vaccines, it is fine. If you are caught, and the vaccine is not administered in the right way, then it can create problems
User :   Without any kind of license or certificate, they just got showed how to administer them and now thats their duty
Doctor :   which vaccine have you administered and by which route?
User :   All kinds, IM
Doctor :   ok. if you have received adequate training and have administered them under supervision, then it should be fine
User :   I'm sorry, I don't mean to rush you, or cut you off, i have less then a min left, I just don't want to get in trouble just because they dont want to hire a certified person.
Doctor :   if training was given, then they should be giving you certificate
User :   They showed me a couple times
Doctor :   they should be giving a certificate
Doctor :   as it involves risks to patients, so after adequate training and observation
Doctor :   of you administering it in the right way it will help to prevent legal issues along with complications to patient.
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