October 2018 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 archived 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

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants 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 & Pharmacy Technicians

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 0202-0000-18-259-H06-P/T

To obtain credit for completing October 2018 ACIP Immunization Update (Home Study), watch the archived webinar, complete the assessment with a grade of 70% or better, complete the evaluation questions, and then 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: November 14, 2018

Expiration date: November 14, 2021 


October 2018 ACIP Immunization Update (Home Study) is a live continuing education activity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association.


Stephan L. Foster, PharmD, FAPhA, declares the following financial disclosures: 

Merck Vaccines                                 Speaker                                      Honorarium       

Pfizer                                                 Speaker /Advisory Board            Honorarium       

Sanofi-Pasteur                                  Speaker                                       Honorarium       

Seqirus                                              Advisory Board                            Honorarium        

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, 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. 


There is no fee associated with this member only activity. 

*This webinar will be archived and made available as an online learning activity within 1 week after the live offering has been presented. The archived webinar (home-study version) will be available to APhA members ONLY, as a free member benefit, during the first 30 days after release. Thereafter, nonmembers can purchase the archived webinar at a cost of $129.*

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.