October 2020 ACIP Immunization Update

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Are you an immunizing pharmacist or student pharmacist looking for current information pertaining to immunization schedules, newly licensed vaccines, and emerging vaccine technologies? The speaker for this webinar is APhA’s liaison member to the ACIP and will present the latest information from the October 2020 ACIP Meeting. Pharmacists are encouraged to attend this accredited event to stay abreast of recent immunization recommendations that may have a significant impact on your practice and continuing education.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify how recent ACIP recommended changes may impact pharmacy practice.
  • Explain the reasons the ACIP recommendation was made, including changes in epidemiology of disease, data from clinical trials, newly available vaccines, or safety issues discovered.
  • Discuss newly available information regarding existing and emerging vaccines, shortages and availability of vaccines, safety concerns, and outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases.

Activity type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacist 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 archived webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEU). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-20-344-H06-P/T. 

To obtain credit for completing October 2020 ACIP Immunization Update,  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: November 10, 2020
Expiration date: November 10, 2023 - No credit can be earned after this date


October 2020 ACIP Immunization Update is an activity for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians developed by the American Pharmacists Association. © 2020 American Pharmacists Association


Stephan L. Foster, PharmD, FAPhA, CAPT (Ret) USPHS declares receiving honoraria as a speaker and/or advisory board member from the following organizations: Pfizer, Seqirus, Merck Vaccines, and Dynavax.

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. 


There is no fee associated with this activity for APhA members. The live webinar and home-study version are available to APhA members and nonmembers.

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.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-20-344-H06-P 0.1 CEUs November 10, 2020 - November 10, 2023
ACPE# 0202-0000-20-344-H06-T 0.1 CEUs November 10, 2020 - November 10, 2023