The Immunization Update is designed for pharmacists who are already certified to administer immunizations and vaccinations. The goal is to provide attendees with relevant clinical and practice information, in order to keep abreast of current immunization practice information. This update is set up as 10 short sperate videos and post tests. Each video is dedicated to one or two subjects within Immunization Udpate. You may complete all videos and post-tests at once or break them up over a time. There are a post-tests at the conclusion of each section and credit will be given upon completion the post-tests and evaluation of video 10.
SPECIAL NOTE: This Immunization Update program meets the TSBP-required 3 hours of immunization-focused CE credit to maintain immunization certification.
Identify changes or updates to the immunization schedules for persons aged 0 through 18 years and adults based on January 2016
Evaluate the most current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations
Evaluate various questions that have been submitted to the CDC website
Determine appropriate answers for the questions that commonly arise and discuss related counseling points and key considerations.
Review Zika and its current investigative vaccines
Discuss vaccines under investigation or in the pipeline
About the Instructors:
Sharon Rush, RPh – Clinical Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes & Pharmacy Practice, The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This online activity is approved for a total 0.3 CEUs (3.00 contact hours) of continuing education credit. In order to receive all 3.00 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must watch all videos in their entirety (Part 1 through Part 10), complete the online post-tests, and complete the online evaluation. Credit will be given once all post-tests are completed and the program evaluation at the end of video 10 is complted.
Thank you for choosing the 2017 Immunization Update. This update was filmed at the 65th Annual Pharamcy Practice Seminar Pre-Conference event held on the Friday before.
This year, we listened to your comments and broke this 3 hour course into smaller manageable pieces. This will allow you to take the course at your lesiure a piece at a time. Each part is broken down into Key Points or Key Immunizations. Once you have completed the course you will have access to these courses for up to 2 years to use as a reference.
We hope you enjoy this new format and we hope it helps you in completing this 2017 Immunization Update.