This NSU CPE activity offers additional content to help you become a better immunizing pharmacist:
We also offer two methods to have your injection techniques observed.
APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program (14th Edition) provided by Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Pharmacy is based on national educational standards for immunization training from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This practice-based curriculum represents a fusion of science and clinical pharmacy. The program, which emphasizes a health care team approach, seeks to foster the implementation of interventions that will promote disease prevention and public health. Content specific to Florida pharmacists have been added by NSU.
This program has four distinct components:
It is very important to review all of the program information on the program website, which lists your responsibilities prior to enrolling in this course. You will need to pass the injection technique assessment before certification can be granted.
Basic Live (via Zoom) Seminar Agenda
This is a nationally-recognized and approved Certification; there are some additional points made specific to Florid because of the nature of the state’s licensure needs.
A more detailed agenda will be supplied after registration.
Please access the following Website to register:
Once you pay the registration fee, an enrollment code will be sent within 24 to 36 hours to the email address found on the registration form. Follow the instructions on the enrollment code document to access the CPE activity.
A refund may be requested before the enrollment code had been redeemed. Your registration fees minus a $75 administrative fee will be credited to the card used to enroll. There can be no refund once you have redeemed your enrollment code.
There can be no partial refund once you have redeemed your enrollment code or let it expire. Your enrollment code expires on the day the workshop is presented.
Please be advised that this program is subject to postponement or cancellation if the required minimum number of registrants is not met at least 10 days prior to the scheduled date. If class is cancelled, we will automatically transfer your registration fee to the next activity offering.
Pharmacists, in all practice settings who would like to become certified immunizer pharmacist in Florida
Barry Bleidt at firstname.lastname@example.org
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
The home-study portion of the APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program is approved for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN: 0202-0000-20-179-H06-P). The live training seminar is approved for 8 contact hours (0.8 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN: 0202-0000-20-180-L06-P).
To obtain credit for Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery, complete the home study activities, complete and pass both self-study and final assessments with a grade of 70% or better, attend the live seminar, successfully complete the injection technique assessment, complete the evaluation, and CLAIM credit. To obtain credit, the Learner must CLAIM credit once each component is completed. Once credit is claimed, Transcripts of CPE will be available online within 24 hours on the Learner’s CPE Monitor profile at https://nabp.pharmacy/. The Certificate of Achievement will be available online upon successful completion of the necessary activity requirements on the participant’s APhA My Training page at www.pharmacist.com.
You will have two opportunities to complete successfully each of the two assessments. Please note that you will not be permitted to submit the assessment a third time. All assessment questions are randomized.
Activity Type: Practice-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings
Learning Level: Level 3
Home Study Initial Release Date: 30 March 2020
APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program (14th Edition), was developed by the American Pharmacists Association. Copyright © 2020 by the American Pharmacists Association
DISCLAIMER: Information in this message is correct at the time of distribution. Any needed alterations to the program or schedule will be made to the materials distributed during the live, via Zoom, presentations.
You will need to demonstrate competence by delivering 2 intramuscular injections and 1 subcutaneous injection. You may come to Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy to perform the injection, or you may demonstrate giving the injections live via Zoom using a computer or phone with broadcast capabilities. If you choose to perform the injection via Zoom, you must provide a partner who will receive the injections and will need the supplies listed below:
|1||Sodium chloride for injection, USP 0.9% 10-ml vial|
|2||1-inch safety syringe|
|1||5/8-inch safety syringe|
|3||Adhesive bandages (e.g., Band-Aids)|
|1||Sterile under pad|
|1 pair||Gloves (nitrile or latex examination type)|
Observation of injection technique must be arranged with course faculty. Specific dates and times for injections performed in the College of Pharmacy labs will be announced. Individual sessions via Zoom with be arranged with course faculty. Sign-up sheets will be made available. More information will be provided after registration.
Robert McGory, PharmD
Associate Dean, Professional Program
NSU College of Pharmacy
Goar Alvarez, PharmD
Assistant Dean, Pharmacy Services
NSU College of Pharmacy
Barry Bleidt, PhD, PharmD, RPh, FAPhA
Professor, Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy
NSU College of Pharmacy
The purpose of this certificate-training program is to prepare pharmacists with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to provide immunization services to patients.
Educate pharmacists about:
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Direct pharmacists to resources necessary to: