Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery (Hybrid Course, Online and In-Person)

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APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program (14th Edition) 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.

The purpose of this certificate training program is to prepare pharmacists with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to provide immunization services to patients across the life span

Activity Type: Practice-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists in all practice settings

Goals and Learning Objectives

Educate pharmacists about:

  • The impact of vaccines on public health.
  • Pharmacists’ roles in immunization.
  • Immunologic principles of vaccine development and immunizations.
  • Vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines used to prevent them.
  • Strategies for improving immunization rates.
  • Requirements for pharmacists who provide immunization services.

Prepare pharmacists to:

  • Read an immunization schedule and identify appropriate vaccines for individuals across the life span and with special needs.
  • Educate patients about the benefits of vaccines and dispel myths about vaccines.
  • Safely administer vaccines to patients via subcutaneous, intramuscular, intranasal, and intradermal routes.
  • Operate an immunization service in compliance with legal and regulatory standards.
  • Partner with immunization stakeholders to promote immunizations and the immunization neighborhood.

Direct pharmacists to resources necessary to:

  • Promote public health through immunizations.
  • Access regularly updated information about vaccines and their use.
  • Effectively communicate with patients and other stakeholders about resources.
  • Operate an immunization service in compliance with legal and regulatory standards.

This ACPE activity does not provide a certification in this topic but rather advanced professional training which upon successful completion the learner will be able to download a certificate of achievement.

Program Details (8 Hours – In-Class):

Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Venue: Touro School of Pharmacy, 231 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027

The School will provide complimentary continental breakfast and lunch

Access to the online component will be provided to participants on October 15th.

This program has been accredited for 20 contact hours of CPE credit.


The School will provide complimentary continental breakfast and lunch

Seats will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.


For any questions, please contact Zdravko Smilevski at



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