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IMMUNIZATION NEWS
October 22, 2020
Pharmacy technicians gear up to immunize

“Several chain pharmacies are the driving force behind advocacy efforts in some states, arguing that pharmacy technicians will be critical to meeting the demand,” Burke said. States that currently permit pharmacy technicians to immunize include Michigan, Idaho, Washington, Rhode Island, Utah, and…

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October 15, 2020
Influential group recommends that pharmacists receive priority access to COVID-19 vaccine

In a draft framework, pharmacists were placed on tier 2, behind physicians, nurses, and other providers. APhA and other pharmacy organizations urged the elevation of pharmacists to the top tier of “phase 1,” citing pharmacists’ exposure to COVID-19 as frontline health care workers who have served…

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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.