CPhT CONNECT™ Magazine - Jan/Feb 2021


Continuing Education

VACC I NE ADMI N I S T RAT I ON : A S SUR I NG S A F E T Y By Ally Dering-Anderson, BA, PharmD, RP, FAPhA And Kimberly Battreall, AS, LPN

AUTHORS: Ally Dering-Anderson, BA, PharmD, RP, FAPhA Kimberly Battreall, AS, LPN

1. Ally is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy. 2. Kim is a preceptor for immunization training at the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy and an LPN Center Medical Specialist at Grifols Biomat in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She was the 2018 Winner of the National Friend of Pharmacy Award from the American Pharmacists Association for her work with the University of Nebraska College of Pharmacy Immunization Program. Neither author has any conflict of interest to declare in conjunction with this continuing education activity. LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

At the completion of this Continuing Education Program, the alert attendee should be able to: 1. Recognize a pharmacy technician’s responsibility to guarantee safety in the provision of vaccines 2. List at least three circumstances in which a pharmacy technician should refuse to give a vaccine 3. Explain the documentation required when providing vaccines 4. Describe the public health impact of vaccination 5. Comment on the concept of herd immunity and the contribution of vaccines to herd immunity 6. Identify methods to determine which patients are in need of a vaccine. Faculty: Ally Dering-Anderson, BA, PharmD, RP, FAPhA, Kimberly Battreall, AS, LPN Contact Hour(s): 2.0 Activity Type: Knowledge-Based Home Study Instructional Methods: Independent Self-Study + Post-Test Target Audience: Certified Pharmacy Technicians Cost: NPTA Elite/CE+ Members: FREE; NPTA Insiders/Non-Members: $10 ACPE UANs: 0384-0000-21-010-H06-T Release Date: 02/01/2021 Expiration Date: 02/01/2024 Completion of the post-test with minimum passing score of 70% is required to be awarded CPE contact hours.

NPTA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education

Disclaimers: The faculty has reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program. This program received no commercial support and has been peer- reviewed to ensure non-commercialization.

Participants are allowed a total of two attempts to pass the post-test. Please allow up to 10 business days for the credit to appear in your NABP CPE Monitor account.

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