June 2017 ACIP Immunization Update (Home Study)

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Are you an immunizing pharmacist or student pharmacist looking for current information about adult and pediatric immunization schedules, newly licensed vaccines, and emerging vaccine technologies? APhA’s liaison member to the ACIP will present the latest information via a one-hour CPE webinar. This webinar will keep you abreast of any new immunization recommendations and changes to the immunization schedules as well as help you to fulfill your state immunization education requirements.

Learning Objectives

After participating in "June 2017 ACIP Immunization Update (Home Study)," the pharmacist will be able to:

1. Identify how proposed changes to vaccine recommendations may impact immunization schedules for children, adolescents, and adults.
2. Explain how recent changes to vaccine recommendations may impact current vaccination activities.
3. Discuss available information regarding emerging vaccines, including data from clinical trials, projections for future availability, and potential roles in pharmacy practice.

After participating in "June 2017 ACIP Immunization Update (Home Study)," the pharmacist technician will be able to:

1. Identify how proposed changes to vaccine recommendations may impact immunization schedules for children, adolescents, and adults.
2. Explain how recent changes to vaccine recommendations may impact current vaccination activities.
3. Discuss available information regarding emerging vaccines, including data from clinical trials, projections for future availability, and potential roles in pharmacy practice.

Activity Type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacist Technicians

Learning Level: 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). This home study CPE activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.10 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers for this activity are 0202-0000-17-217-H01-P and 0202-0000-17-217-H01-T.

To obtain credit for "June 2017 ACIP Immunization Update (Home Study)," watch the achived webinar, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation, and CLAIM credit. Participants will need to have a valid pharmacist.com username and password to claim credit. After your credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.  

APhA continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete this continuing pharmacy education examination. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the examination a third time. All exam questions are randomized and may not appear in the same order as printed. The current policy of the APhA Education Department is not to release the correct answers to any of our CPE tests. 

Initial Release Date: July 19, 2017

Expiration Date: July 19, 2020

Development

"June 2017 ACIP Immunization Update (Home Study)" is an archived, recorded webinar and educational activity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association.                                                                                   

Disclosures

Stephan L. Foster, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP declares that he has received honoraria as a speaker for Merck Vaccines, Pfizer, Sanofi-Pasteur, and Seqirus, and also as an advisory board member for Pfizer and Seqirus.

APhA’s editorial staff declares 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

There is no fee for APhA Members and $129 for non-members. This online educational activity is available exclusively to APhA members for the first 30 days of release, as a free member benefit. Thereafter, non-members can purchase this activity at a cost of $129.

System Requirements

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

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-17-217-H01-P 0.1 CEUs July 19, 2017 - July 19, 2020
ACPE# 0202-0000-17-217-H01-T 0.1 CEUs July 19, 2017 - July 19, 2020