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Navigating Pneumococcal Immunization Recommendations – Written CE Home Study (Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians)


Due to the vaccine updates from February 2022, the information in this CE
is obselete, as such, we have closed registration
 
Target Audience:  Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
 
Fee:  Free
 
Faculty:
 
 
Time to complete activity: 1.0 hours
 
How to Earn Credit: Participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures, 2) read the article in its entirety, and 3) complete post-test. To receive credit, you must provide your date of birth and NABP number. CE credit will be submitted to the NABP CE Monitor after sucessful completion of evaluation.
 
Required Computer Hardware/Software
Please ensure the computer system you plan to use meets the following minimum requirements:
  • Operating System: Windows, Mac OS and Linux
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher; Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or higher; Google Chrome
  • Computer Speakers or headphones connected to your computer
  • Broadband Internet Connection: Cable, High-speed DSL or T1
  • Monitor Screen Resolution: 320x480 or higher
  • Media Viewing Requirements: Adobe Reader

Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

1.00

CE Units

0.100

Activity Type

  • Application

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Requirements for CE Credit

To claim credit for this activity, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures, 2) read the article in its entirety, and 3) complete post-test. To receive credit, you must provide your date of birth and NABP number. CE credit will be submitted to the NABP CE Monitor after sucessful completion of evaluation. To register with NABP or look up your NABP e-Profile ID, please click on the CPE Monitor logo below to be directed to their site. 
 
Credit that is claimed greater than 60 days from the date of the program will be automatically rejected by the CPE Monitor.  Claiming credit within 30 days of the live program will ensure that any issues with transmission to the CPE Monitor can be rectified in advance of the 60-day deadline.  If you would like a paper statement of credit, you may print an individual statement or a transcript from your NABP e-Profile.
 
                                 

Support/Credits

This activity is supported through an unrestricted educational grant from Pfizer Inc.

 

 

 

After participating in the proposed educational activity, pharmacists in all healthcare settings will be able to:
  1. Describe the background and rationale for the 2020 updates to pneumococcal immunization recommendations
  2. Summarize expected updates to official pneumococcal recommendations based on provisional recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) in late 2021
  3. Identify adult patients who qualify for pneumococcal vaccines based on high-risk status and comorbidities
  4. Recognize and address barriers to pneumococcal vaccination including vaccine hesitancy
  5. Develop a strategy and standardized approach to implement shared clinical decision making for vaccinations within their practice

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Caitlin Mardis, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor; Director of Continuing Education, USC College of Pharmacy

Jake Crocker, PharmD Candidate 2022
University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Michael Deaney, PharmD Candidate 2022
University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Ryan McCormick, PharmD Candidate 2022
University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy

Activity Number

0062-0000-21-183-H06-P

Release Date: Nov 19, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Nov 19, 2024

CE Hours

1.00