An Overview of New and Investigational COVID-19 Immunizations

Target Audience

This continuing education (CE) session was planned to meet the needs of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, and other clinicians who routinely recommend and/or administer COVID-19 vaccinations.

 

Activity Overview

This presentation will go over storage and administration requirements of COVID-19 vaccines, contraindications to vaccination, adverse effects, and approaches to address vaccine hesitancy.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Review and describe the process of COVID-19 vaccine approval and emergency use authorization
  • Describe the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines
  • Recommend appropriate storage requirements of COVID-19 vaccines
  • Recommend appropriate COVID-19 administration and identify contraindications
  • Address vaccine hesitancy and barriers to achieving goal vaccination rates

 

UAN: 0134-0000-21-077-L06-P

PROGRAM TYPE: Knowledge-based

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS:

The NYSCHP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. This program is approved for 0.2 CEUs (total contact hours=2). Statements of Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit are available to participants upon the conclusion of the program with a survey link. Participant must verify attendance at the meeting by entering the program CE code.

Attendees have 45 days from the date of the program to retrieve their credits. Payments to NYSCHP or WNYSHP are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, they may be deductible under other provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (i.e., ordinary, necessary business expenses; miscellaneous itemized deduction).

There are no fees associated with these activities.

 

*TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS FOR ZOOM:

  • Operating System: Mac OSX 10.9 or later OR Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10 (Note: For devices running Windows they must run Windows Home, Pro, or Enterprise. S Mode is not supported)
  • Processor: Dual Core 2Ghz or Higher fi3/i5Ji7 or AMD equivalent)
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Internet connection: Broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and Microphone: built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • Webcam or HD webcam: built-in or USB plug-in

Please email zdravko.smilevski@1199funds.org for more details.

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