The Management of Adverse Events Associated with Vaccinations (Home Study)

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This online learning activity, conducted in partnership with VAERS, HRSA, ISMP, and CDC, will provide pharmacists with the latest information about the management, reporting, and prevention of adverse events associated with vaccinations.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify adverse events that are commonly associated with vaccinations administered to adolescents and adults.
  2. Discuss strategies on how to properly document and report adverse events related to vaccinations.
  3. Develop a care plan to avoid and manage adverse events commonly associated with vaccinations.
  4. Discuss effective strategies for educating patients about adverse events associated with vaccinations and techniques to manage them.

Activity Type: Application-based
Target Audience: 
Pharmacists 
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 webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.10 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-9999-16-205-H04-P.   

To obtain 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit for completing this online educational activity, “The Management of Adverse Events Associated with Vaccinations (Home Study),” participants must listen to the archived webinar recording, successfully answer the assessment questions, and complete the evaluation. 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. 

Initial release date: February 8, 2017
Expiration date: December 14, 2019 - NO CREDIT GRANTED AFTER THIS DATE

Development

“The Management of Adverse Events Associated with Vaccinations (Home Study)” is an online continuing education activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association.

Speakers

Albert Bach, PharmD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Chapman University School of Pharmacy
Irvine, CA

Michael R. Cohen, RPh, MS, ScD (hon), DPS (hon), FASHP
President
Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
Horsham, PA 

Beth Hibbs, RN, MPH
VAERS Project and Response Team
Immunization Safety Office
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA

Disclosures

Albert Bach, PharmD, Beth Hibbs, RN, MPH, Michael R. Cohen, RPh, MS, ScD (hon), DPS (hon), FASHP, 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.

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.  

Support

This activity was supported by Cooperative Agreement Number, IH23IP000984, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the department of Health and Human Services. 

Activity Fee

There is no fee associated with this activity. 

System Requirements

Computer and Internet access is required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the System Requirements to have a positive learning experience.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-9999-16-205-H04-P 0.1 CEUs December 14, 2016 - December 14, 2019