The expansion of pharmacy-based immunization services has had a dramatic impact on improving immunization rates, and the integration of pharmacy technicians to support pharmacists has become integral to the success of these programs. This CPE activity discusses how pharmacy technicians can bring awareness to patients about vaccine availability, contribute to vaccine access, and aid in immunization service delivery.
At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:
- Explain the need for pharmacy technicians to support pharmacy-based immunization services.
- Describe activities that pharmacy technicians can perform in support of immunization services.
Target Audience: Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians
Learning Level: 2
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following archived webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-19-220-H06-P/T.
To obtain credit for completing Technician Integration in Pharmacy-Based Immunization Services (Home Study), view the archived webinar, and complete the evaluation questions. Then, you will be able to claim credit. Participants need to have a valid pharmacist.com username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.
Initial release date: August 15, 2019
Expiration date: August 15, 2022
Technician Integration in Pharmacy-Based Immunization Services (Home Study) is an online education activity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association.
This educational activity is supported by educational grants provided by:
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Sanofi Pasteur US
Kayla Hensley, PharmD, Elizabeth Oler, 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 www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures.
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.
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.