Pharmacy Based Vaccination – A Comprehensive Review of Current Guidelines – 3 Hours

$25.00

Description

In this course, we will be discussing the important role that pharmacists play in providing immunization services to the public. From counseling patients on vaccination recommendations, assessing the suitability of vaccines, administering vaccines, and monitoring patients for adverse events, pharmacists are responsible for a range of immunization duties. We will review some of the recent regulatory changes and the most up-to-date vaccination recommendations, to ensure that pharmacists are well-informed and able to provide the best possible care to their patients.

Upon completion of this course (Pharmacy Based Vaccination – A Comprehensive Review of Current Guidelines), pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be able to: 

  • Define vaccination, immunization, and inoculation.
  • Identify the role of the pharmacist in vaccination administration.
  • Describe the legal authority a pharmacist has been granted to vaccinate.
  • Name the training a pharmacist/pharmacy technician needs to participate in vaccine administration.
  • List the CDC-recommended vaccinations for children and adolescents.
  • List the CDC-recommended vaccinations for adults and groups with specific health conditions.
  • Outline strategies for counseling patients on vaccine recommendations.
  • Demonstrate proper vaccination administration techniques.
  • Identify how to manage a medical emergency following administration of a vaccine.
  • Recognize the need for certification in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation for a vaccinator.
  • List the required documentation and reporting duties for immunization records.
  • Describe how to conduct a community immunization event.
  • Recognize vaccine hesitancy and how to overcome it.
  • Discuss the CDC Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination.
  • Describe the latest FDA updates on available COVID-19 vaccines.

 

Author: Elvia Sellountos, Pharm D, RPh  

Contact Hours: 3 Hours 

Activity Type: Knowledge-Based Home Study 

Instructional Methods:  Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test)

Target Audience: Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians 

Cost: $25 / Participant

Course No: Pharmacist: 0384-9999-21-023-H06-P Technicians: 0384-9999-21-023-H06-T

Release Date: 06/21/2021               Expiration Date: 06/21/2024

Course Completion Certificate:  A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (PDF) Certificate By Email. Credit will be reported to the CPE monitor within 30 days of completion.

The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing education.

NPTA approves Biologix Solutions LLC as a Joint Provider of continuing pharmacy education. Approval

Disclaimers: Elvia Sellountos has no actual or potential conflict of interest regarding this program. It received no commercial support and has been peer-reviewed to ensure non-commercialization.

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