Tips from the Field: Managing Competing Demands in a Pandemic

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This one-hour CE online learning course, supported by Seqirus, Merck, and Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems, Inc., is the second in a series of 3 learning activities offering “Tips from the Field” to share information, best practices, and how to maintain or increase vaccination rates while simultaneously managing the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. The format of the recorded webinar is an interview-style presentation with a moderator asking questions and guiding the conversation. Panelists discuss how to develop and implement unique solutions to common problems in both the business of pharmacy, as well as clinical areas of need, related to providing immunization services with competing demands during the pandemic.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on immunization services.
  • Discuss strategies to manage the competing demands of immunizing pharmacists during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Identify best practices to maintain or increase immunization rates during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • List resources to inform immunizing pharmacists during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Activity type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists 
Learning Level: 2

Accreditation Information

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The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following online learning course is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEU). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-21-379-H06-P. 

To obtain credit for completing Tips from the Field: Managing Competing Demands in a Pandemic, participants will need to watch the archived webinar recording, 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 4, 2021
Expiration date: November 4, 2024 - No credit can be earned after this date

Development and Support

Tips from the Field: Managing Competing Demands in a Pandemic is an online learning activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association. © 2021 American Pharmacists Association

This activity is supported by educational grants from Seqirus, Merck, and Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems, Inc.

Disclosures

Christina M. Madison, PharmD, FCCP,  AAHIVP declares receiving honoraria as a member of the Speaker’s Bureau for the following organizations: Gilead Sciences and Janssen Therapeutics.

Saswat K. Kabisatpathy, PharmD, MS, BCMTMS 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 https://www.pharmacist.com/Education/Education-FAQs/apha_disclosures.

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Kieu Nguyen, PharmD, Director of Content Development at the American Pharmacists Association.

Fee

There is no fee associated with this activity. This online learning activity is open 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# 0202-0000-21-379-H06-P 0.1 CEUs November 04, 2021 - November 04, 2024