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IMMUNIZATION NEWS
November 25, 2020
Shared clinical decision making important for MenB vaccines

For the MenB vaccines, ACIP recom­mends a shared clinical decision mak­ing approach for those ages 16 to 23 years, with considerations given to the serious nature of meningococcal infec­tions; the increased risk among college students, especially first-year students attending a 4-year university;…

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October 27, 2020
Pharmacy interns and techs who meet HHS requirements can administer childhood, COVID-19 vaccines

According to the new guidance, to be deemed a “qualified person” under federal law—that is, authorized and granted liability coverage to administer FDA-authorized or FDA-licensed COVID-19 vaccines to patients ages 3 or older or ACIP-recommended childhood vaccinations to patients ages 3 through 18—…

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Pharmacists
Immunizations During COVID-19
Immunizations

Access the latest APhA resources and information you need on immunizations during COVID-19. Education, webinars, advocacy opportunities, and more are all available on APhA’s Pharmacists’ Guide to Coronavirus.

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Pharmacists
Immunization Quick Reference Guide
Immunizations
Download the Guide (Members Only)

The Immunization Quick Reference Guide was designed to enable certified immunizing pharmacists and student pharmacists to stay up-to-date on current vaccinations and guidelines and to help them answer questions from patients and other practitioners. 

This guide is created and updated by APhA’s Academy of Pharmacy Practice & Management (APPM) Immunizing Pharmacists Special Interest Group (SIG). All information presented correlates to the vaccine recommendations of CDC’s Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) and is current according to the date on the cover page. The guide is meant to be used as a reference only; pharmacists and student pharmacists are encouraged to review current ACIP guidelines for full, up-to-date information. (APhA Members Only)


2020 Practice Insights Global Edition

Practice Insights Global Edition
Immunization Event Guides
Aging and Immunity Guide for Pharmacists

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA), American College of Physicians (ACP), and the Gerontological Society of America (GSA) partnered to develop a new guidebook on adult immunization. Funded by GSK, Aging and Immunity: The Important Role of Vaccines is a guide designed to help health care professionals understand the biological impact of aging on immunity and the value of vaccination as an effective tool in reducing the risk for vaccine-preventable diseases in older adults.