Immunization Update 2017

Published by Texas Pharmacy Association


Summary

Description: This presentation will give immunizing pharmacists their full 3-hour CE credit and focus on updating them in the major aspects of immunizations. It will also familiarize the pharmacist with post-exposure treatment recommendations for vaccine preventable diseases. The program is designed to enhance learning through interactive tools such as Turning Point, clickers and hands-on administration technique.

At the completion of this activity, pharmacists will be able to:
1. Identify changes or updates to the child, adolescent and adult immunization schedule.
2. Describe the new 2017 ACIP immunization recommendations
3. Evaluate different questions that have been submitted to the CDE website
4. Determine appropriate answers for the questions that commonly arise.
5. Describe the post-exposure prophylaxis treatment for vaccine preventable diseases.

At the completion of this activity, technicians will be able to:
1. Identify changes or updates to the child, adolescent and adult immunization schedule.
2. Describe the new 2017 ACIP immunization recommendations
3. Evaluate different questions that have been submitted to the CDE website
4. List appropriate answers for the questions that commonly arise.
5. Describe the post-exposure prophylaxis treatment for vaccine preventable diseases.
6. Discuss key concepts that pharmacy technicians need to be trained on to improve efficiency while incorporating immunizations into the work flow process.

”ACPE Texas Pharmacy Association (154) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Continuing education will be provided to participants who completed all course requirements.

 

ACPE 0154-0000-17-020-H01-P
ACPE 0154-0000-17-020-H01-T

This lesson is an application-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians. This program has been approved for 3.0 contact hours of continuing education credit (0.3 CEUs).

Presenters
Sharon Rush, R.Ph.
Sharon Rush has 30 years retail pharmacy experience and has been a practicing immunizer since 1999. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at The University of Texas College of Pharmacy where she coordinates students in their Community IPPE focusing on MTM and clinical services. She is an instructor for APhA’s “Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery” certification course and “Delivering Medication Therapy Management in the Community” certificate course.

Originally Published

July 9, 2017


Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Immunization Update 2017 - Video
  • Immunization Update 2017 - Paper

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like.


Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


Credit

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.


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