2020-21 Immunization Update for Pharmacists

2020-21 Immunization Update for Pharmacists

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2020-21 Immunization Update for Pharmacists
Recommendations regarding adult and pediatric immunizations are updated frequently. This course will discuss the new 2020 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations. Included in the discussion will be influenza vaccine considerations in preparation for the 2020-2021 season and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for immunizing during a pandemic. Patient cases will be used to review recommended vaccines based on the most current immunization schedules.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. Discuss the 2020 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations regarding adult and pediatric immunizations
2. Describe data related to emerging vaccines and the differences between Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and ACIP recommendations
3. Review influenza vaccine considerations such as nomenclature, characteristics, schedule, contraindications, and precautions in preparation for the upcoming influenza season
4. Review CDC guidelines for providing immunizations during a pandemic
5. Evaluate a patient’s immunization history to determine appropriate vaccine recommendations based on the appropriate immunization schedule

Miranda Wilhelm, Pharm.D.
Clinical Professor
SIUE School of Pharmacy

Miranda Wilhelm reports no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this continuing pharmacy education course. 

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Release Date: August 6, 2020
Planned Expiration Date: August 6, 2023 

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-20-226-H06-P
Application-based CPE Activity

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¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

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