June 2016 ACIP Immunization Update – Home Study

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This online learning activity will provide the latest information directly from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Following the June 2016 ACIP meeting, APhA’s liaison member to the ACIP, Dr. Stephan Foster, will present the new immunization recommendations and recent changes to immunization schedules, as well as help pharmacists fulfill state immunization education requirements.

 

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify how the proposed changes to vaccine recommendations will impact the immunization schedules for children, adolescents, and adults.
  2. Explain how recent changes to vaccine recommendations will impact their vaccination programs.
  3. Discuss information on new or future vaccines for potential use in their practices.

Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians
Learning Level: 2

 

Accreditation Information 

The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). The following online learning activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.10 CEUs). 

The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers for this activity are:
0202-0000-16-128-H04-P (pharmacists)
0202-0000-16-128-H04-T (pharmacy technicians)

Initial Release Date: August 10, 2016
Expiration Date: July 27, 2019

To claim 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit for this online learning activity entitled, “June 2016 ACIP Immunization Update – Home Study,” participants must complete the CPE assessment and evaluation questions.

Participants will need to have a valid pharmacist.com username and password to claim credit. Credit will be awarded upon achieving a passing score of 70% or better. Please visit CPE Monitor for your transcript.

APhA continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete this CPE examination. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the examination a third time.

The current policy of the APhA Education Department is not to release the correct answers to any of our CPE tests. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the test.

The deadline to claim credit for participating in this online learning activity is July 27, 2019.

 

Development

“June 2016 ACIP Immunization Update – Home Study” is an online continuing education activity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association

 

Speaker

Stephan L. Foster, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP
Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy
University of Tennessee
College of Pharmacy
Memphis, Tennessee

                                                                                                                                              

Disclosures

Stephan L. Foster, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP declares financial interests for the following:

  • Merck Vaccines (Speaker)
  • Pfizer (Speaker and Advisory Board)
  • Sanofi-Pasteur (Speaker)
  • Seqirus (Advisory Board)

APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, please visit the APhA website at www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures.

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, PharmD, BCACP, Associate Director of Content Development at the American Pharmacists Association.

 

Activity Fee

This online learning activity is free to APhA members as an exclusive member benefit for 30 days after release. Thereafter, this home-study will also be accessible to non-members at a cost of $129. 

 

System Requirements

Windows
Windows XP, Windows 2003 or Windows Vista
Display resolution of 800x600 or higher
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1 or later, Firefox 2.0 or later, or Google Chrome 1.0
For Firefox and Chrome, Silverlight 1.0 or later
Windows Media Player 9.0 or later
Broadband Internet connection (256 Kbps or more)
No network blocks or filters that disable streaming media

Mac
Mac OS X 10.5 or later
Safari 2.0.4 or later (or Firefox 2.0 or later) Silverlight 1.0
Broadband Internet connection (256 Kbps or more)
No network blocks or filters that disable streaming media.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-16-128-H04-P 0.1 CEUs July 27, 2016 - July 27, 2019
ACPE# 0202-0000-16-128-H04-T 0.1 CEUs July 27, 2016 - July 27, 2019