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Arizona Pharmacy Immunization Delivery 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 program reviews the basics of immunology, identifies legal and regulatory issues pharmacists must consider before starting an immunization program, and focuses on practice implementation.

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When: September 23, 2017
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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University of Arizona
1295 N Martin Ave
Tucson, Arizona  85721
United States
Contact: AzPA Education Department
480-838-3385

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AzPA Immunization Delivery Training Program

September 30th - October 1st 2017

University of Arizona 

1295 N Martin Ave

Tucson, AZ 85721

ACPE UAN: 0100-0000-15-090-B01-P

 

For more program information and to register: CLICK HERE

 

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.


At the completion of this Home Study activity, the participant will be able to:

  1.  Describe the difference between active and passive immunity
  2.  Locate resources relevant to current immunization practice.
  3. Describe recommended vaccine storage and handling guidelines
  4. Describe the general categories of vaccine adverse reactions
  5. Describe the recommended vaccine administration techniques (SC, IM, ID, IN, Oral)
  6. 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:

  1. 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
  2. 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


For more program information and to register: CLICK HERE

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