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This program is designed specifically to train pharmacists and pharmacy students to participate in an Immunization program for adults and adolescents. The content derived from the CDC program "Epidemiology & Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases" are adapted to Washington State specific pharmacy law and practice. By completing this course, pharmacists can earn 17.5 hours of continuing education credit while becoming certified to administer adult and adolescent vaccines.

4/17/2019
When: Wednesday April 17, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Where: WSPA Conference Room
411 Williams Ave S
Renton, Washington  98057
United States
Contact: Akilah Williams
425-228-7171 ext: 0


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Part 1 – Didactic Training: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Faculty: Tina Objio, RN, MSN, MHA, CDR, U.S. Public Health Service, Communications and Education Branch (CEB), Immunization Services Division (ISD), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Andrew Kroger, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, CDC/NCIRD, Raymond Strikas, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, CDC/NCIRD, Mark S Freedman, DVM, MPH, Veterinary Medical Officer, Communications and Education Branch (CEB), Immunization Services Division (ISD), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), JoEllen Wolicki, BSN, RN Nurse Educator, Communications and Education Branch (CEB), Immunization Services Division (ISD), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)

ACPE UAN: 0130-0000-19-064-H01-P | 14 hours home study | Initial release date 03/08/2019 | Expiration date 03/08/2022 | Activity Type: Knowledge
Participants will watch 14 videos; CDC Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Didactic and Pink Book. The Pink Book contains updated, comprehensive information on each vaccine-preventable disease, as well as the latest information on principles of vaccination, general recommendations on immunization, immunization strategies for healthcare practices and providers and vaccine safety.

At the completion of this program, the participant will be able to:
·         Describe the principles of immunity
·         Describe the burden of disease and morbidity of vaccine preventable diseases
·         Discuss indications, side effects and benefits of each adult and adolescent vaccines
·         Identify populations at highest risk for each vaccine-preventable disease

Participants will view the videos on-line and take an exam at the end. A minimum score of 70% correct responses must be received in order to receive credit. Pharmacists will receive credit for a total of 14 hours CPE after successfully completing this part. The CE will upload to the CPE Monitor within 2-4 days after successfully completing this activity.

Part 2 – Practicum Training: Vaccinating Adults & Adolescents: Immunization Practice Session

Faculty: Jenny Arnold, Pharm.D., BCPS, Director of Pharmacy Practice Development, Washington State Pharmacy Association
ACPE UAN: 0130-0000-19-063-L01-P | 3.5 hours live | Initial release date 03/08/2019 | Expiration date 03/08/2022 | Activity Type: Application
The practicum session involves hands-on training about pharmacist provision of immunizations. The practicum covers how to establish an immunization program in your pharmacy, collaborative drug therapy agreements, protocols, documentation forms, updated guidelines, vaccine storage and handling, work flow tips, and reimbursement. Participants give and receive injections and prepare for adverse events.

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

·         Establish a vaccination service
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Manage vaccine adverse reactions
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Discuss the importance of Health care provider vaccinations
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Identify tools, guidelines and laws for vaccination
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Make a strong recommendation for immunizations based on ACIP guidelines
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Demonstrate proper injection technique and procedures

Registrants must attend the activity, sign-in, complete and submit the official evaluation form and login the secret code received. At the end of the activity you will be provided with a secret code, you will need to follow the Live Event CE Upload Instructions and go on-line to submit your secret code. Pharmacists will receive a total of 3.5 hours CPE for completion of this portion.

Part 3 – CPR (No CE, external- on your own)

In order to receive an immunization certificate, you must have a current adult CPR card. CPR training is not included in this training. If your CPR card is not up-to-date, please complete CPR training and provide proof of CPR certification to the WSPA.

WSPA Immunization Certificate of Completion:
In order to receive your certificate of completion for the Immunization training certificate, you must successfully complete all three parts of the immunization program within one year of the practicum date.
The steps do not need to be completed in succession.  A Certificate of Completion will be mailed to you upon successful completion of the program in its entirety.


The Washington State Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

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