2020 Pharmacist Immunization Update

Vaccine therapy for preventable diseases and global health initiatives undergo constant change due to innovations in vaccine development and updates to best practice recommendations based on evolving evidence from the scientific community. Pharmacists require regular updates on current best practice recommendations on vaccinations and need to stay current on developments in vaccines.

Target Audience

Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

Review CDC changes to immunization schedules in adults > 19 years old

Recognize newly approved vaccine products and their role in preventable disease

Summarize emerging therapies and vaccine technologies used to combat global health crises

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/01/2020
Course expires: 
09/30/2020

Vaccine therapy for preventable diseases and global health initiatives undergo constant change due to innovations in vaccine development and updates to best practice recommendations based on evolving evidence from the scientific community. Pharmacists require regular updates on current best practice recommendations on vaccinations and need to stay current on developments in vaccines.

Enduring Material
Erie, PA
United States

Richard Jones, PharmD

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This knowledge-based activity provides 0.5 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 Attendance
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