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2020 Immunization Update • 3 Hours CPE


 
This program meets the 3 hour Texas State Board of Pharmacy CPE requirement for maintaining immunization certification.

Sharon Rush, RPh 
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Pharmacy Practice
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Learning Objectives
  • Identify changes or updates to the January 2020 Immunization Schedules for persons aged 0 through 18 years and adults.
  • Evaluate the most current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations and CDC best practices guidelines.
  • Discuss vaccines under investigation or in the pipeline.
  • Discuss the effects of COVID-19 on the delivery of immunizations.
  • Examine vaccine development for COVID-19 and the potential impact on patient outcomes.

Activity Description

This program meets the 3 hour Texas State Board of Pharmacy CPE requirement for maintaining immunization certification. This session was filmed for the Pharmacy Practice Seminar that took place in September of 2020.  Resources and links to current schedules are also included.

This program consists of 3 videos and downloadable resources in PDF format.  To begin, click on a module below and take the pre-test (not for grade), then review the video and handouts. After viewing the content, complete the online post-test (> 70%, 5 attempts).   Follow this process for each module - each module is a prerequisite for the module beneath it.  At the end complete the program evaluation.  
 
Updates Pending: Sharon Rush will develop short updates on the recent approvals of the COVID-19 vaccines.  These short updates will be added to this course and registrants will be notified. 

Continuing Education Credit
 
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 0.30 CEUs (3.00 contact hours) of continuing education credit. In order to receive 3.00 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must complete the online pre-tests (ungraded), watch all three videos in their entirety, pass the post-tests ( > 70% within 5 attempts), and complete the online evaluation.  Continuing Pharmacy Education credits will automatically be uploaded to CPE Monitor (allow 7 days). Please make sure NABP profile and date of birth (month/year) are correct under learner's profile in this system.
 

 

Fee

$45.00

CE Hours

3.00

CE Units

0.300

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists

 

 

   

Immunization Update Part I: Intro, Influenza, Pneumococcal, TDap, HPV
 
Part 1 includes a video, a PDF of presentation slides, and links to useful resources.  In order to proceed, learners must first take the Pre-test (not for grade), view the video, and complete the post-test (> 70% within 5 attempts). Upon completion, Part 2 will become accessable.

About the Faculty

Sharon Rush, RPh
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Pharmacy Practice
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Sharon Rush received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree in 1986.  Sharon Rush practiced as a staff pharmacist, pharmacy manager, Central Texas Immunization Coordinator and PGY1 residency preceptor during her 23 years with a large community pharmacy chain.  She has been involved with different patient care programs such as pharmacy-based immunizations, health screenings, Medication Therapy Management and Disease State Management. is a certified instructor for the APhA “Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery” certificate program, the APhA “Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services in the Community” certificate program and is an American Heart Association Basic Life Support instructor.  She was honored with the “Friend of UT-APhA-ASP” award in 2010 and 2011 for her involvement with their health screening events.

Disclosure: Sharon Rush has no relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests or conflicts of interest to disclose.


 

Release Date: Dec 11, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Dec 11, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Immunization Update Part 2: Meningococcal, Zoster, Measles, Polio, Dengue, Rabies, Ebola, Orthopoxvirus, Summary
 
Part 1 includes a video, a PDF of presentation slides, and links to useful resources.  In order to proceed, learners must complete the pre-test (not for grade), view the video, and complete the post-test (>70%, 5 attempts). Upon completion, Part 3 will become accessable.

About the Faculty

Sharon Rush, RPh
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Pharmacy Practice
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Sharon Rush received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree in 1986.  Sharon Rush practiced as a staff pharmacist, pharmacy manager, Central Texas Immunization Coordinator and PGY1 residency preceptor during her 23 years with a large community pharmacy chain.  She has been involved with different patient care programs such as pharmacy-based immunizations, health screenings, Medication Therapy Management and Disease State Management. is a certified instructor for the APhA “Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery” certificate program, the APhA “Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services in the Community” certificate program and is an American Heart Association Basic Life Support instructor.  She was honored with the “Friend of UT-APhA-ASP” award in 2010 and 2011 for her involvement with their health screening events.

Disclosure: Sharon Rush has no relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests or conflicts of interest to disclose.


 

Release Date: Dec 11, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Dec 11, 2022

CE Hours

1.00
   

   

Immunization Update Part 3: COVID-19 Update and Impact
 
This content was current as of the recording date: September 26, 2020.  Part 3 includes a video, a PDF of presentation slides, and links to useful resources.  In order to proceed, learners must complete the pre-test (not for grade), view the video, complete the post-test (> 70% within 5 attempts), and complete the evaluation.  Credit will automatically upload to CPE Monitor.
 
Updates Pending: Sharon Rush will develop short updates on the recent approvals of the COVID-19 vaccines.  These short updates will be added to this course and registrants will be notified. 

About the Faculty

Sharon Rush, RPh
Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Pharmacy Practice
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy

Sharon Rush received her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree in 1986.  Sharon Rush practiced as a staff pharmacist, pharmacy manager, Central Texas Immunization Coordinator and PGY1 residency preceptor during her 23 years with a large community pharmacy chain.  She has been involved with different patient care programs such as pharmacy-based immunizations, health screenings, Medication Therapy Management and Disease State Management. is a certified instructor for the APhA “Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery” certificate program, the APhA “Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services in the Community” certificate program and is an American Heart Association Basic Life Support instructor.  She was honored with the “Friend of UT-APhA-ASP” award in 2010 and 2011 for her involvement with their health screening events.

Disclosure: Sharon Rush has no relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interests or conflicts of interest to disclose.


 

Activity Number

0067-0000-20-099-H06-P

Release Date: Dec 11, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Dec 11, 2022

CE Hours

1.00