Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery Program - Nov. 16, 2017

APhA Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery

2017
November 16
Thu November 16,2017 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

MPA is hosting a Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery Program on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at Michigan Pharmacist Association Headquarters, 408 Kalamazoo Plaza, Lansing, Mich. 48933

MPA hosts several Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery Programs each year to encourage pharmacists and student pharmacists to gain the knowledge and training necessary to become primary sources of vaccine information and delivery. Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery is an innovative, intensive and practice-based continuing pharmacy education program, based on national educational standards for immunization training from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This program is designed to educate pharmacists about the professional opportunities for vaccine advocacy and administration. This practice-based curriculum represents a fusion of science and clinical pharmacy. The program also emphasizes a health care team approach and seeks to foster the implementation of interventions that will promote disease prevention and public health.

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Registration

Please login to begin the registration process. The deadline to register is Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Click here to access a fillable registration form. 

If you have any questions regarding this program, please contact MPA Office Operations and Building Manager, Cynthia Rowe, at (517) 377-0222 or Cynthia@MichiganPharmacists.org.

Program Description

APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program (14th Edition) is an innovative, intensive and practice-based continuing pharmacy education activity, based on national educational standards for immunization training from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This program is designed to educate pharmacists about the professional opportunities for vaccine advocacy and administration. This practice-based curriculum represents a fusion of science and clinical pharmacy. The program, which emphasizes a healthcare 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, and 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, and 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, and operate an immunization service in compliance with legal and regulatory standards.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for pharmacists in all practice settings and student pharmacists committed to implementing an immunization service. 

Key Learning Objectives

At the end of the live presentation, participants should be able to: 
    Describe strategies for increasing immunization rates, including physician collaborations, community level activities and immunization coalition activities.
    Describe pharmacy operations and a process for administering vaccines in various pharmacy practice settings.
    Evaluate patient histories and make patient-specific recommendations based on the appropriate immunization schedule.
    Demonstrate effective strategies for communicating with patients who have concerns about vaccines.
    Describe current evidence regarding vaccine safety.
    Recognize the signs and symptoms of adverse reactions that can occur after vaccination.
    Describe procedures for management of patients with adverse reactions to vaccination that constitute an emergency.
    List the steps for administering currently available intranasal and intradermal vaccines.
    Demonstrate appropriate intramuscular and subcutaneous injection techniques for adult immunization.

For a complete list of learning objectives, and for all APhA accreditation information and policies, please visit APhA’s website at www.Pharmacist.com/pharmacy-based-immunization-delivery.


Seminar Agenda

Agenda may be modified 
    Check-in and Continental Breakfast
    Welcome, Introductions and Acknowledgements
    Clinical Review
    Morning Break
    Managing a Pharmacy-based Immunization Delivery Program
    Strategies for Increasing Immunization Rates
    Lunch
    Applying ACIP Immunization Schedules
    Communicating with Patients
    Afternoon Break
    Vaccine Administration Technique
    Transitional/Summary Remarks
    Skills Assessment

Activity Requirements

Course material and exams will be accessed online. In order to participate in this activity, registrants must have access to a computer with minimum system requirements: Internet connectivity with current version of internet browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer (V8 and above); Adobe Acrobat Reader, Flash Player 8 or higher, Windows 95, Pentium 3 or equivalent processor, 64 MB of free memory (not 64 MB total) and Audio: Sound card and speakers or earphones. For full technology requirements, please visit www.Pharmacist.com/pharmacy-based-immunization-delivery

Faculty

Curtis Smith, Pharm.D., professor, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy and pharmacist, Sparrow Health System, Lansing, Mich., and Dean Van Loo, Pharm.D., professor, Ferris State University College of Pharmacy, Kalamazoo, Mich. 

The faculty noted above has indicated that they don’t have conflicts of interest, nor do they have financial relationships with a commercial interest related to their respective presentation.

CPE Credit Statement

Initial Release Date: July 17, 2017, Expiration Date: July 15, 2020 – PLEASE NOTE: No Home Study credit granted after this date; Live Credit can only be granted within 60 days from the day of the live seminar attended.

Activity type: Practice-based.

Successful completion of the self-study component involves passing the self-study assessment with a grade of 70 percent or higher and will result in 12.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credits (1.2 CEUs). ACPE Universal Activity #0202-0000-17-160-H06-P.

Successful completion of the live seminar component involves attending the full live seminar, passing the final assessment with a grade of 70 percent or higher and demonstrating competency in two intramuscular and one subcutaneous injection. Successful completion of this component will result in 8.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.80 CEUs). ACPE Universal Activity #0202-0000-17-161-L06-P.

Once credit is claimed, Statements of Credit will be available online within 24 hours on the participant’s CPE Monitor profile at www.NABP.net. The Certificate of Achievement will be available online upon successful completion of the necessary activity requirements on the participant’s “My Training” page on www.Pharmacist.com.

The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Michigan Pharmacists Association reserves the right to cancel the Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery Program if fewer than 20 participants are registered by Oct 12, 2017. Refunds (minus a $50 administrative fee) will be granted for cancellations received in writing prior to Nov. 9, 2017. An administrative fee of $175 will be assessed for any enrollment code that has been redeemed. Refunds will not be granted to no-shows and cancellations received after Nov. 9, 2017. Requests for refunds due to inclement weather will not be honored.

Additional Information

Each participant must be CPR or BCLS certified in order for the certificate of achievement to be valid. Certification may be obtained either before or after participation in this program, but prior to providing immunizations. For further information about the immunization program, please contact MPA Office Operations and Building Manager, Cynthia Rowe, at Cynthia@MichiganPharmacists.org or (517) 377-0222.  

Registration

Prices based on: Standard
  • $425.00 Standard Registration
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Venue Location

Michigan Pharmacists Association
408 Kalamazoo Plaza
Lansing, MI 48933
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