Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians
Originally developed by Washington State University (WSU) and recently revised through a partnership between WSU and the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), the APhA/WSU Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians training program explores the expanding role of the pharmacy technician by providing additional skills training to administer immunizations. This two-part program emphasizes a health care team collaboration between pharmacists and technicians which seeks to improve population health by increasing immunization rates in states that allow technicians to immunize.
Composed of an online self-study component combined with a live seminar that teaches hands-on immunization techniques, this program will provide a total of six hours of continuing education for technicians and pharmacists.
Activity Type: Practice-based
Target Audience: Technicians in all practice settings and pharmacists
Learning Level: Level 3
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians training program is approved for a total of 6.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit (0.6 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers (UAN) for this activity are listed below.
Successful completion of the self-study component involves passing the self-study assessment with a grade of 70% or higher and will result in 2 contact hours of CPE credit (0.2 CEUs). ACPE UAN: 0202-0000-20-124-H06-T/0202-0000-20-124-H06-P
Successful completion of the live seminar component involves attending the full live seminar, successfully completing the injection technique assessment, and completing the online assessment and evaluation. Successful completion of this component will result in 4 contact hours of CPE credit (0.4 CEU). ACPE UAN: 0202-0000-20-125-H06-T/0202-0000-20-125-H06-P
To obtain 6.0 contact hours of CPE credit 0.6 CEUs) for the Pharmacy-Based Immunization Administration by Pharmacy Technicians training program, the learner must complete all components listed above, and CLAIM credit for each component. Participants will need to have a valid APhA (pharmacist.com) username and password, as well as a CPE Monitor account to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript. The Certificate of Achievement will be available online upon successful completion of the necessary activity requirements on the participant’s My Training page.
APhA continuing pharmacy education policy provides you with two opportunities to successfully complete the continuing pharmacy education assessment. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the assessment a third time. The current policy of the APhA Education Department is not to release the correct answers to any of our CPE tests. This policy is intended to maintain the integrity of the CPE activity and the assessment.
Release Date: January 20, 2020
Expiration Date: January 20, 2023 - PLEASE NOTE: NO Home Study credit granted after this date; Live Credit can only be granted within 60 days from the day of the seminar attended.
Complete course information can be found at: https://www.pharmacist.com/pharmacy-based-immunization-administration-pharmacy-technicians-0
Date: Feb 27, 2021 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration closes on Feb 12, 2021 01:00 AM
- Practice Based