Immunization

ImmunizationPractice Based Immunization Training for Pharmacists

A practice-based continuing education activity for pharmacists who plan to implement a pharmacist-directed immunization program at their practice site or fulfill the requirements to become a pharmacist immunizer.  This comprehensive and interactive practice-based continuing pharmacy education certification program is designed to meet various state regulations* for pharmacist immunizers.

*This activity meets state requirements for immunization in Connecticut (with current CPR certification).  For out of state participants please check your state regulations.  This is NOT the APhA activity.

Visit this site frequently for updated information or contact joanne.nault@uconn.edu to be informed of new classes as they are scheduled.

THIS NEW & IMPROVED VERSION of Immunization Training for Pharmacists has added materials to make it a 20 hour activity!

Next offering will be:

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Aqua Turf
Plantsville, CT
7:00 – 5:00

REGISTRATION will open soon.

Requirements for Successful Completion

1.  Complete the 13 hours of online home study materials by signing in with the username and password provided in your confirmation email. View or read the activities, successfully complete the post-test learning assessments by going to the ONLINE CE CENTER  and entering your quiz answers. You must complete all 17 activities to attend the live session.

2.  Attend and successfully complete the live activities to be held on:

Thursday, March 29, 2018
The Aqua Turf
Plantsville, CT

3. Please note: you must complete and maintain CPR certification, at your own expense and coordination, in order to fulfill the state requirements for a pharmacist immunizer. This will NOT be offered as part of this training.

A total of 20 hours (including 7 live credits one of which is a law credit) of practice-based continuing education credit will be issued upon successful completion of all required activities.  See the updated brochure  Immunization Brochure 2015 (updated brochure coming….) for full information.

E-mail joanne.nault@uconn.edu with questions.

Replacement Immunization Certificates

Have you lost or misplaced your Immunization Certificate?  If you attended the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy’s “Immunization Training for Pharmacists” and need a replacement certificate, you can order your replacement copy online.  Go to the registration site to order and pay ($15)  for your certificate “suitable for framing!”

Annual Continuing Education Updates for Pharmacists

State Regulations in Connecticut require pharmacists who have completed a practice-based immunization training to obtain continuing education on immunizations annually to maintain their certification. These activities are designed to fulfill the requirement and update pharmacists on current information. The credits can also be applied to your required 15 credits of annual CE.

Registration

Immunization:  Update 2015 – 1 hour recorded webinar

Immunization Resources

These are some valuable articles and tools for use in your Immunization practice.

Medication and Age based indications for vaccinesMar16

2016 0-18yrs-child-combined-schedule

2016 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule

manufacturer contact info

vaccine dose_route

vaccine diluent_storage

Clin Infect Dis.-2013-Rubin-cid-cit684

Understanding Vaccines

ACPE logoCONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT:
The University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

Disclaimer:
The material presented here does not necessarily reflect the views of The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy or its co-sponsor affiliates. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.