Annual Immunization Update for Pharmacy Technicians 2023

Annual Immunization Update for Pharmacy Technicians 2023

Are you ready for flu season? With the overwhelming amount of immunization changes the past couple of years, this is a great chance to review the latest ACIP recommendations on adult and childhood vaccines. We’ll make sure you’re ready by reviewing the current guidelines, schedules, and regulations. Attend this Update before you kick off flu season in your pharmacy!

Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE course, pharmacy technicians should be able to:
1. List the common vaccinations and their schedules
2. Recall the appropriate preparation, administration, and documentation procedures for immunizations
3. Recognize vaccine adverse reactions and how to handle them
4. Discuss the role of the pharmacy technician in increasing vaccination rates in the community
5. Discuss the 2023 Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations regarding adult and pediatric immunizations, including the Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) vaccine
6. Summarize the COVID-19 vaccine recommendations based on the most recent guidance
7. Review influenza vaccine considerations such as nomenclature, characteristics, schedule, contraindications, and precautions in preparation for the upcoming influenza season
8. Examine a patient’s immunization history to assist the pharmacist in determining appropriate vaccine recommendations based on the appropriate immunization schedule
9. Discuss the federal PREP act and how it impacts pharmacy technician vaccine administration authority 

Miranda Wilhelm, PharmD
Clinical Professor
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy

Dr. Wilhelm has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Initial Release Date: August 17, 2023
Planned Expiration Date: October 16, 2023

Copyright 2023, CEimpact. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction of this course without express permission is strictly forbidden.  

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-23-201-L06-T
Application-based CPE Activity

CEImpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Obtain CPE credit by completing the course, followed by the exam and evaluation (if applicable). Once successfully completed, your course will appear in your Completed Courses tab. Access your CPE statement of credit at

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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