APhA Immunization Update from the October 2015 ACIP Meeting

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST  Register Now! 
 
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Do you need CPE to maintain your immunization provider status? Are you looking for the latest information regarding immunizations? Have you been keeping up with recent changes in the area of immunizations? APhA is proud to say that we have trained over 175,000 people with the Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program and we applaud your role in the improvement in our nation’s public health.
 
Unfortunately, as soon as you receive your Certificate of Achievement the information that you learned is already changing.  APhA recognizes this fast paced environment and is happy to provide a win-win solution for you and your patients.
APhA will provide the latest information directly to you from the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.  Following two of the three ACIP meetings in 2015, our APhA representative, Stephan Foster, will present the latest information via a one-hour CPE webinar.
 
This webinar will keep you abreast of any new immunization recommendations and changes to the immunization schedules as well as help you to fulfill your state immunization education requirements.
 
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this knowledge-based activity, the pharmacist will be able to:
  1. Identify changes to vaccine recommendations necessary for compliance with standards of practice
  2. Explain how recent changes to guidelines will impact their vaccination program.
  3. Discuss information on new or future vaccines for potential use in their practice.
 
Speaker
Stephan L. Foster, Pharm.D., FAPhA
CAPT (Ret) U.S.P.H.S.
Professor 
Department of Clinical Pharmacy
University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy
Memphis, Tennessee
 
Disclosures
Stephan L. Foster, Pharm.D., FAPhA, serves on the speakers bureau for MedImmune, Merck, Pfizer, and Sanofi Pasteur. 
APhA’s editorial staff declares no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria.
 
Accreditation Information
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). The following webinar is approved for 1 contact hour of CPE credit (0.1 CEUs). APhA Immunization Update from the October ACIP Meeting; ACPE #0202-0000-15-219-L04-P; (0.1 CEUs).
 
To obtain CPE credit for this webinar, participants must pre-register online (limited to 500 seats), participate in the entire webinar, and complete the online assessment and evaluation form. An attendance code will be provided during the webinar. In order to complete the online activity evaluation form, participants will need to have a valid pharmacist.com user name and password. Credit will be awarded upon successful completion of the online assessment and evaluation form. Please visit CPE monitor for your transcript. 
 
Target Audience
  • Pharmacists
 
ACPE Activity Type
  • Knowledge-based
 
Activity Fee
To do our part in improving patient care, APhA is happy to provide this important information free to all immunizing pharmacists. Free CPE credit is brought to you by your APhA membership. Non-members will be NOT be eligible to claim credit for this webinar.
 
Development
This webinar is developed by the American Pharmacists Association.
 
System Requirements
Windows 
Windows XP, Windows 2003, or Windows Vista 
Display resolution of 800x600 or higher 
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox 2.0 or later, or Google Chrome 1.0 
For Firefox and Chrome, Silverlight 1.0 or later 
Windows Media Player 9.0 or later 
Broadband Internet connection (256 Kbps or more) 
No network blocks or filters that disable streaming media 
 
Mac 
Mac OS X 10.5 or later 
Safari 2.0.4 or later (or Firefox 2.0 or later) Silverlight 1.0 
Broadband Internet connection (256 Kbps or more)  
No network blocks or filters that disable streaming media 
You will need the most updated version of Adobe Flash Player.
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