September 23, 2017
University of Arizona College of Pharmacy
1295 N Martin Ave
Tucson, AZ 85721
ACPE UAN: 0100-0000-15-090-B01-P
AzPA Immunization Delivery Training Program is an innovative and interactive educational program that provides pharmacists and student pharmacists with the skills necessary to become primary sources for vaccine advocacy, education, and administration. The two-part program reviews the basics of immunology, identifies legal and regulatory issues pharmacists must consider before starting an immunization program, and focuses on practice implementation.
The purpose of this educational program is to:
- Provide comprehensive immunization education and training.
- Provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to establish and promote a successful immunization service.
- Teach student pharmacists and pharmacists to identify at-risk patient populations needing immunizations.
- Teach student pharmacists and pharmacists to administer immunizations in compliance with legal and regulatory standards.
Arizona Pharmacy Association Immunization Training Program is conducted in two parts: the self-study and the live training. A Certificate of Achievement (in PDF format) will be awarded to participants who successfully complete all program components, including a final evaluation form. Electronic Certificates will be issued within 30 days of completion of this certificate training program.
- Holly Van Lew, PharmD, BCPS, NCPS, - Phoenix Indian Medical Center
- Sophia Galloway, PharmD - Fry's Food and Drug
- Kelly Fine, RPh, FAzPA - AzPA
NOTE: Students with relevant promo code provided by your school will receive appropriate discount at checkout.
Before September 1st
After September 1st
Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Information and Activity Completion Requirements:
Initial release date: 01/23/2016; expiration date: 01/23/2019
Activity Type: Practice-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings
A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to participants who successfully complete all activity requirements:
- Successful completion of the self-study component involves completing all 15 videos and receive a 70% or better on the self-study exam.
- Successful completion of the live seminar component involves attending the full live seminar, passing the final assessment with a grade of 70% or higher and completing a skills assessment. In addition completing a final program evaluation.
- Successful completion of the entire program will result in 23 contact hours of CPE credit (2.30 CEU).
Immunization Training Program was developed by AzPA for pharmacists and pharmacy students.The Arizona Pharmacy Association are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of continuing education.
Refund and/or cancellation requests must be made in writing to the Arizona Pharmacy Association office. A cancellation request must be made at least fourteen calendar days prior to the scheduled program and will be charged a $100.00 fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellation requests made less than fourteen calendar days prior to the scheduled program. You must submit a written request to cancel by email, fax, or standard mail and confirm that AzPA has received the request. AzPA reserves the right to cancel any activity due to insufficient pre-registration or as determined by the Executive Director or Operations Director. In this case, all individuals pre-registered are notified and issued a full refund. Registration fees cannot be re-allocated due to the multiple steps involved with processing CE Credits. Refund checks will be mailed fourteen business days after the conclusion of the meeting, if approved.
Date: Sep 23, 2017 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Registration closes on Sep 21, 2017 12:00 PM
The Arizona Pharmacy Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of continuing education.
At the completion of this Home Study activity, the participant will be able to:
- Describe the difference between active and passive immunity
- Locate resources relevant to current immunization practice.
- Describe recommended vaccine storage and handling guidelines
- Describe the general categories of vaccine adverse reactions
- Describe the recommended vaccine administration techniques (SC, IM, ID, IN, Oral)
- For the diseases diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hib, pneumococcal, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, zoster, hepatitis A & B, influenza, meningococcal, HPV, polio and rotavirus:
- Describe the disease, including the causative agent
- Describe the characteristics of the available vaccine preparations
- Identify the groups at highest risk for each disease
- Identify those for whom routine immunization is recommended
- Identify those for whom routine immunization is contraindicated
- Describe considerations for the timing and spacing of vaccine doses
At the completion of this Live Seminar activity, the participant will be able to:
- Evaluate a patient’s medical and immunization history to determine if the patient falls into the target groups for each vaccine based on the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommendations using the appropriate CDC immunization schedule
- For dealing with responding to adverse reactions to vaccination
- Describe the difference between localized, systemic, and allergic reaction
- List the signs and symptoms of an localized, systemic, and allergic reaction
- Describe the steps necessary to respond to a patient experiencing syncope
- Describe the steps necessary to respond to a patient experiencing a systemic reaction
- Describe the steps necessary to respond to an allergic anaphylactic reaction
- Demonstrate the proper use of an Epi-Pen
3. Demonstrate proper intramuscular and subcutaneous injection technique
4. Describe proper intradermal, intranasal and oral vaccine administration methods
5. List the federal and state specific laws pertaining to vaccine administration
Holly Van Lew, PharmD, BCPS, NCPS
Kelly Fine RPh
Sophia Galloway, PharmD.
Brief Bio : Sophia Galloway is a 2014 graduate of Midwestern University and works as a staff pharmacist for Fry's Food Stores in Phoenix. In the past, she served on the AzPA Board of Directors as Student Pharmacist Academy Chair and more recently serves the Community Pharmacist Academy as Legislative Chair. Sophia has a passion for education and works part-time as an adjunct faculty member for the College of Pharmacy at Midwestern University. She also helps teach the AzPA Immunization Course to students and pharmacists and is helping to pilot a certificate program for pharmacy technicians at the AzPA Annual Convention. Sophia is lives in Phoenix with her husband, Spencer and beagle, Wally.