The practice of immunization evolves constantly — requiring pharmacists to keep up. Attend this session to navigate the latest in immunizations with two leading experts in pharmacy-based immunization delivery. You’ll also discuss what’s on the horizon. Whether you’re an experienced or novice pharmacist immunizer, you’ll find value in this presentation.
At the completion of this application-based activity, participants will be able to
- Identify and apply important recent changes to the immunization schedules for adults and children in the United States to representative patient cases.
- Describe specific immunization recommendations for special populations, including health professionals, immunocompromised individuals, and pregnant women.
- Discuss the epidemiology of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States.
- Summarize information about the efficacy and possible adverse effects of recently licensed vaccines.
- List promising new vaccines in the development pipeline.
Activity type: Application-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists and 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 2.0 contact hours of CPE credit (0.2 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-20-097-H06-P/T.
To obtain credit for completing Your Annual Immunization Update: What’s New and What’s to Come, participants will need to 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.
APhA continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete this continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the assessment 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 assessment.Initial release date: March 23, 2020
Expiration date: March 22, 2023 - No credit granted after this date
Development and Support
Your Annual Immunization Update: What’s New and What’s to Come is an activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association. This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Sanofi Pasteur U.S. and Merck, Sharp & Dohme. © 2020 American Pharmacists Association
Stephan Foster, PharmD, FAPhA is on an advisory board with Pfizer, Dynavax, and Seqirus and on speaker’s bureaus with Pfizer and Merck; Jeffery Goad, PharmD, MPH, FISTM, FAPhA is on the speaker's bureau for Merck and an advisor for Emergent BioSolutions, Seqirus, Valneva and Travax.
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, BA, PharmD, MBA, BCACP, Director of Content Development & Partnership at the American Pharmacists Association.
This learning product is a component of the APhA2020 Virtual Education package.
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.