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2016 Immunization Update for Ohio Pharmacists (Home Study)


This knowledge-based activity will provide an update for Ohio immunizing pharmacists with a special focus on vaccination of children and adolescents pursuant to section 4729.41 of the Ohio Revised Code.  Coverage will include administration technique, considerations regarding routes of administration, contraindications, and vaccine specific information.  A review of the proper treatment of vaccine adverse reactions will also be provided.
 
Ohio HB 394, effective March 19, 2015 modifies the authority of pharmacists and pharmacy interns to administer immunizations. Specifically, it changes the scope and age limits on the types of immunizations that may be administered by pharmacists and pharmacy interns to the following:
  • Any immunization recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and any immunization specified in rules adopted by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy (OSBP) to individuals 13 years old or older without a prescription.
  • Any immunization recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the CDC and any immunization specified in rules adopted by the OSBP to individuals between the ages of seven and 13 if there is a prescription for the immunization.
  • Flu shots to individuals starting at seven years old without a prescription.
 
 

CE Hours

2.00

CE Units

0.200

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacist

Accreditation(s)

CPE Consultants, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
 

Requirements for CE Credit

Registrants have the option of taking the pre-test for this activity or skipping the pre-test.  The ACPE provider encourages registrants to complete the pre-test before revieiwng the course material.  There is no passing score required on the pre-test and this test is simply used by the ACPE provider to determine both the baseline knowledge of each registrant and to asses the value of the continuing education activity by comparing pre and post-test results. 
 
Each registrant must review the  audio synched PowerPoint presentation (attached file "2016 Immunization Update for Ohio Pharmacists" located under the course material section), successfully pass (80% or higher) the activty post-test and complete the online evaluation form.  Once the registrant has completed these requirements the continuing education credits will be uploaded automaticlly to CPE Monitor.  The registrant can also print out a hard copy of the statement of credit from their online continuing education account.
 
IMPORTANT: Pharmacy Education Credit. Your continuing education credits are uploaded to CPE monitor immediately after you have passed the post-test and completed your online program evaluation.  Please complete your evaluation immediately after passing the post-test.  If you fail to pass the post-test and/ or complete the online evaluation form within 30 days of registering for this actvity your continuing education credits will not be uploaded to CPE Monitor and you will lose the credits. 
 
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This activity will provide an update for Ohio immunizing pharmacists with a special focus on vaccination of children and adolescents pursuant to section 4729.41 of the Ohio Revised Code.  Coverage will include administration technique, considerations regarding routes of administration, contraindications, and vaccine specific information.  A review of the proper treatment of vaccine adverse reactions will also be provided.
 
Ohio HB 394, effective March 19, 2015 modifies the authority of pharmacists and pharmacy interns to administer immunizations. Specifically, it changes the scope and age limits on the types of immunizations that may be administered by pharmacists and pharmacy interns to the following:
  • Any immunization recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and any immunization specified in rules adopted by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy (OSBP) to individuals 13 years old or older without a prescription.
  • Any immunization recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the CDC and any immunization specified in rules adopted by the OSBP to individuals between the ages of seven and 13 if there is a prescription for the immunization.
  • Flu shots to individuals starting at seven years old without a prescription.
 
 

Objectives

  • 1. Determine patient-specific immunization schedules for those vaccines approved for pharmacist-delivery in Ohio
  • 2. Describe the latest developments in route of delivery for immunizations
  • 3. Describe recommended treatment for commonly encountered vaccine related adverse reactions
  • 4. Apply current Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendations to clinical practice a. Hib b. Varicella c. Polio d. MMR e. Meningococcal f. Pneumococcal g. Influenza h. HPV

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Teresa Ash picture

Teresa Ash, PharmD, CDE, CLS, BCPS, BCACP
Directory of Pharmacy, Mercy West Hospital, Cincinnati, OH


Brief Bio : Dr. Ash received her Doctor of Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH in 2002. In 2003, she completed an ASHP accredited pharmacy practice residency with emphasis in ambulatory care at Physicians Inc. in Lima, Ohio. She has experience in drug information, community practice, collaborative private practice, and institutional collaborative practice where she has directed multiple disease state management clinics, including anticoagulation, pain management, diabetes, hypertension, lipids, malabsorption, tobacco cessation, heart failure, anti-arrhythmic, asthma, employee health and Parkinson’s clinics. Dr. Ash is currently the Director of Pharmacy at Mercy West Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. She is a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, a Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist, a Clinical Lipid Specialist, and a Certified Diabetes Educator. Dr. Ash has been published in The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, The American Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacy, and Formulary. She is a member of the Ohio Pharmacists’ Association, ACCP, ASHP, APhA, and The American Association of Diabetes Educators. She is also a diplomat with the American College of Clinical Lipidology. Dr. Ash was recognized by her peers in 2005 as a Great Lakes Young Pharmacy Leader and in 2006 as Ohio’s Distinguished Young Pharmacist. Her practice interests include collaborative practice, advanced diabetes management, preventative medicine, and pharmacy administration.
Disclosure : I have no financial relationship to disclose. and I will not discuss off label use and/or investigational use in my presentation.

Activity Number

0864-0000-16-041-H01-P

Release Date: Jan 29, 2016
Credit Expiration Date: Jan 29, 2019

Fee

$20.00