APhA Pharmacy Based Immunization Delivery

The APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training live program will be Saturday, November 13th, 2021 8:00am to 5:00pm.
Hosted Remotely via Zoom
Please view the BROCHURE for complete information.

REGISTRATION CLOSES  AT THE END OF DAY ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10th

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APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery
Description

APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program is based on national educational standards for immunization training from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  This practice-based curriculum represents a fusion of science and clinical pharmacy. The program, which emphasizes a health care team approach, seeks to foster the implementation of interventions that will promote disease prevention and public health.  The purpose of this certificate training program is to prepare pharmacists with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to provide immunization services to patients across the life span.  

The goals of this program are to:

Educate pharmacists about:

  • The impact of vaccines on public health.
  • Pharmacists’ roles in immunization.
  • Immunologic principles of vaccine development and immunizations.
  • Vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines used to prevent them.
  • Strategies for improving immunization rates.
  • Requirements for pharmacists who provide immunization services.

Prepare pharmacists to:

  • Read an immunization schedule and identify appropriate vaccines for individuals across the life span and with special needs.
  • Educate patients about the benefits of vaccines and dispel myths about vaccines.
  • Safely administer vaccines to patients via subcutaneous, intramuscular, intranasal, and intradermal routes.
  • Operate an immunization service in compliance with legal and regulatory standards.
  • Partner with immunization stakeholders to promote immunizations and the immunization neighborhood.

Direct pharmacists to resources necessary to:

  • Promote public health through immunizations.
  • Access regularly updated information about vaccines and their use.
  • Effectively communicate with patients and other stakeholders about resources.
  • Operate an immunization service in compliance with legal and regulatory standards.

For a complete list of learning objectives for the self-study and live seminar, please visit APhA’s website, https://pharmacist.com/Education/Certificate-Training-Programs/Immunization .

Program Coordinator

Kim Madson, PharmD, CPE Program Administrator, Assistant Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy at the University of Montana

Program Faculty

Ken Chatriand, PharmD, Curry Health Center, University of Montana

Rachael Zins, PharmD, Skaggs School of Pharmacy at the University of Montana

Chris Migliaccio, PhD, PharmD, Research Assistant Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy at the University of Montana

ACPE_LogoAccreditation Information

The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education provider of continuing pharmacy education. APhA's Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program is approved for a total of 20.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit (2.0 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers (UAN) for this activity are listed below.

  • Successful completion of the self-study component involves passing the self-study assessment with a grade of 70% or higher and will result in 12 contact hours of CPE credit (1.2 CEUs). ACPE UAN: 0202-0000-20-179-H06-P / 0202-9999-20-179-H06-P
  • Successful completion of the live seminar component involves attending the full live seminar, successfully completing the injection technique assessment, and completing the online assessment and evaluation. Successful completion of this component will result in 8 contact hours of CPE credit (0.8 CEU). ACPE UAN: 0202-0000-20-180-L06-P / 0202-9999-20-180-L06-P
Release Date: March 30, 2020


Expiration date
: March 20, 2023 - PLEASE NOTE: NO Home Study credit granted after this date; Live Credit can only be granted within 60 days from the day of the seminar attended.

Activity Completion Requirements

To obtain 20.0 contact hours of CPE credit (2.0 CEUs) for APhA's APhA's Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program, the learner must complete all components listed above, and CLAIM credit for each component. Participants will need to have a valid APhA (pharmacist.com) username and password, as well as a CPE Monitor account to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript. The Certificate of Achievement will be available online upon successful completion of the necessary activity requirements on the participant’s My Training page.

APhA continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete the 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.

Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery: A Certificate Training Program for Pharmacists was developed by the American Pharmacists Association.

Technology Requirements: Computer and Internet access is required to complete this activity.  Please visit APhA’s website to view the Technology System Requirements to have a positive learning experience.

Refund Policy: No refunds or cancellations on or after 1 week before the live program.  Cancellations prior to the cancellation deadline will receive a refund minus a $25.00 processing free.  However, participants who redeem the enrollment code will be charged a fee of $150.00 regardless of whether or not they completed any portion of the self-study.