Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (J&J) Overview - What Pharmacists Need to Know

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Join us for an overview of the Janssen (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine as we review the machnism of action, efficacy & safety data, storage and handling information, and vaccine hesitancy data. This one-stop program will cover everything you need to know about the vaccine.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:    

  1. Describe the mechanism of action of Ad26.COV2.S
  2. Discuss the efficacy of Ad26.COV2.S
  3. List the adverse events reported with Ad26.COV2.S
  4. Describe the storage and handling considerations for Ad26.COV2.S
  5. Identify approaches to earning vaccine confidence for Ad26.COV2.S

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 archived webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.10 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-21-148-H06-P.

To obtain credit for completing Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (J&J) Overview - What Pharmacists Need to Know participants will need to watch the archived webinar, complete the assessment with a grade of 60% 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: March 18, 2021
Expiration date: March 18, 2022 - No credit can be claimed after this date


Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine (J&J) Overview - What Pharmacists Need to Know is an activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association. © 2021 American Pharmacists Association


Dr. John Grabenstein has disclosed that he serves on the Commercial Advisory Board for VBI Vaccines, Inc.

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


This learning product is free to APhA members and non-members

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# 0202-0000-21-148-H06-P 0.1 CEUs March 18, 2021 - March 18, 2022