Immunization Update 2017

Description

Racing to keep up with immunizations? You’re not alone. The practice is constantly evolving—with recommendations and schedules updated often and new vaccines frequently introduced. Whether you’re an experienced pharmacist immunizer or a novice, you’ll benefit from the latest news in immunizations and a glimpse of what’s on the horizon. 

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify important recent changes to the immunization schedules for adults and children in the United States.
  2. Describe specific immunization recommendations for special groups, including health care professionals, immunocompromised individuals, and pregnant women.
  3. Discuss the epidemiology of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States.
  4. Summarize information about the efficacy and possible adverse effects of recently licensed vaccines.
  5. List promising new vaccines in the development pipeline.

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify important recent changes to the immunization schedules for adults and children in the United States.
  2. Describe specific immunization recommendations for special groups, including health care professionals, immunocompromised individuals, and pregnant women.
  3. Discuss the epidemiology of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States.
  4. Summarize information about the efficacy and possible adverse effects of recently licensed vaccines.
  5. List promising new vaccines in the development pipeline.
 
 

Supporter

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Sanofi Pasteur U.S. and Merck & Co., Inc.

 
Speakers:
Stephan
Stephan Foster, PHARMD, FAPhA
 
Jeffery
Jeffery Goad, PHARMD,MPH,FAPHA
Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Chapman University School of Pharmacy
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Pathway: Meeting Highlights Video on Demand
Track: Clinical Patient Care and Services
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Saturday, March 25
Time: 
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Room: 
Moscone - Esplanade 303
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-17-037-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .15
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-17-037-L04-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: 0.15
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based
Handouts: