Vaccine Administration, Storage and Handling

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Thursday, August 8, 2019 (1:00PM - 2:00PM ET)

*Pre-registration is required to participate.  This live webinar is free and available to members and nonmembers.*

Activity Preview

The proper storage and handling of vaccines are important for pharmacist-based immunization clinics.  Poor storage and handling can have negative financial and patient care outcomes.  Likewise, appropriate administration of vaccines is important for ensuring good patient outcomes.  The speaker for this knowledge-based webinar will discuss the latest guidelines on the proper storage, handling, and administration of vaccines.     

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discuss storage and handling of vaccines to ensure vaccine integrity and adherence to CDC guidelines.
  2. Discuss the appropriate procedures for the handling of vaccines that have expired or fallen outside of storage requirements.
  3. Describe appropriate techniques and procedures for the administration of vaccines and the adverse events that may occur when vaccines are not administered correctly.
  4. Discuss the extent and impact of potential shoulder injuries caused by inappropriate vaccine administration.
  5. Discuss current and future vaccine technology for the administration, storage, and handling of vaccines.
Activity type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists 

Learning Level: 2

Accreditation Information


The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-19-217-L06-P

To obtain credit for completing Vaccine Administration, Storage and Handling, participants will need to complete the 2-step registration process, attend the live webinar, complete the evaluation questions, and then CLAIM credit. An attendance code and detailed instructions on how to claim credit will be provided during the webinar. Participants need to have a valid username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript. 

Initial release date: August 8, 2019

Expiration date to claim credit for LIVE webinar: October 8, 2019 


Vaccine Administration, Storage and Handling is a live continuing education activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association.


This webinar was supported by Grant Number, 6NH23IP922572-01-01, 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. 


Adam C. Welch, PharmD, MBA, FAPhAAlbert Bach, PharmD and 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, visit the APhA website at

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


There is no fee associated with this activity. 

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.

Vaccine Administration, Storage and Handling

Date 8/8/2019 1:00:00 PM
Address Webinar, 2215 Constitution Ave
City NW, Washington, DC State District of Columbia Zip Code 20037