APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Course

Program Details

  • Intended Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings
  • UAN: 00202-0000-17-160-H06-P/0202-0000-17-161-L06-P
  • CE Hours: 20 contact hours
  • Price: $395.00
  • Dates Available: 7/15/2017-7/15/2020
  • Activity Type: Practice-based
  • Learning Level: Level 3
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Summary

APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program (14th Edition) is based on national educational standards for immunization training from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  This practice-based curriculum represents a fusion of science and clinical pharmacy. The program, which emphasizes a health care team approach, seeks to foster the implementation of interventions that will promote disease prevention and public health.

The purpose of this certificate training program is to prepare pharmacists with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to provide immunization services to patients across the life span.


2019 Course Dates and Locations


Goals and Learning Objectives

Educate pharmacists about:

  • The impact of vaccines on public health.
  • Pharmacists’ roles in immunization.
  • Immunologic principles of vaccine development and immunizations.
  • Vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines used to prevent them.
  • Strategies for improving immunization rates.
  • Requirements for pharmacists who provide immunization services.

Prepare pharmacists to:

  • Read an immunization schedule and identify appropriate vaccines for individuals across the life span and with special needs.
  • Educate patients about the benefits of vaccines and dispel myths about vaccines.
  • Safely administer vaccines to patients via subcutaneous, intramuscular, intranasal, and intradermal routes.
  • Operate an immunization service in compliance with legal and regulatory standards.
  • Partner with immunization stakeholders to promote immunizations and the immunization neighborhood.

Direct pharmacists to resources necessary to:

  • Promote public health through immunizations.
  • Access regularly updated information about vaccines and their use.
  • Effectively communicate with patients and other stakeholders about resources.
  • Operate an immunization service in compliance with legal and regulatory standards.

For more information on APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery program, objectives and ACPE Information, CLICK HERE.


Acknowledgments and Disclosures

The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Randell E. Doty, Pharm.D
Clinical Associate Professor
Deparment of Pharmacy Practice
University of Florida College of Pharmacy
Gainesville, FL

Teresa E. Roane, Pharm.D., BCACP
Associate Director
Center for Quality Medication Management (CQM)
University of Florida College of Pharmacy
Gainesville, FL

Jatin Patel, Pharm.D

Joshua Pullo, Pharm.D


Refund Policy for CE Courses

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy Office of Continuing Education will utilize fair and equitable policies related to refund, transfer, and extension of courses.

Accommodations for Disabilities or Special Requests, Including Dietary

Please contact us a minimum of ten working days prior to the conference so that adequate consideration may be given to your request.  Special dietary restrictions should also be submitted in advance.


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