Recommendations regarding adult and pediatric immunizations are updated frequently. This session will discuss the new 2018 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations as well as new vaccines to the market. Included in the discussion will be influenza vaccine considerations in preparation for the 2018-2019 season as well as patient cases to review recommended vaccines based on the most current immunization schedules.
Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, technicians should be able to:
1. Discuss the 2018 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations regarding adult and pediatric immunizations.
2. Review zoster vaccine considerations such as vaccine safety and efficacy as it relates to the newly approved zoster vaccine.
3. Review influenza vaccine considerations such as nomenclature, characteristics, schedule, contraindications and precautions in preparation for the upcoming season.
Miranda Wilhelm, PharmD
Clinical Associate Professor
Miranda Wilhelm does not report any actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this continuing pharmacy education activity.
CEI is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. To obtain 1.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit (0.1 CEU), participants must participate in the activity using a reliable high speed internet connection, and then logon to the CEI website (www.CEImpact.com) to complete the exam* and evaluation located in My Profile. Once successfully completed, click on Submit CPE. You can access your CPE statement of credit at www.MyCPEMonitor.net. Participants will view the presentation on their screen while listening to audio through computer speakers; telephone access also available if needed.
*CEI provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. If there are two failed attempts, the participant will not receive CPE credit.
Financial Support: There was no financial support provided for this activity.
Activity Fee: An activity fee of $10.00 will be assessed for grading the exam instrument and issuing the CE Statement of Credit.