ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Vaccine Safety and Administration – 2.0 CE
At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:
- Describe preparation for vaccine administration, including supply selection (e.g., reconstitution, needle length)
- Outline procedures for vaccine administration: SQ, IM, IN
- Identify safety considerations during vaccine administration (e.g., handling and disposal of sharps)
- Describe the procedures for immunization-related documentation
- Describe best practices for managing vaccine-related adverse reactions and emergency situations
- Recall best practices in receiving, storing, and handling vaccines
AchieveCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as
a provider of continuing pharmacy education. AchieveCE is also accredited by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider no. 50-20641). This course is approved by CE Broker, with CE Broker No. 20-957026.
AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268. AchieveCE is an approved provider from July 14, 2022 to July 14, 2025.
Katie Blair, PharmD, RPh, is a consultant pharmacist in Portland, OR, providing medication services to residents in long-term care and assisted living facilities in the area. Katie also has over six years of experience working as a staff pharmacist at a community pharmacy in Seattle, WA. She graduated from Northeastern University in Boston in 2009 with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
Financial Support Disclosure
This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support. Katie Blair, PharmD, RPh, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. Pete Kreckel, RPh, planner for this activity, also has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts
Home Study Monograph
2.0 Contact Hours
Universal Activity Number
Activity Release Date
October 24, 2022
Activity Expiration Date
October 24, 2025
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Requirements for Credit
Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CPE Monitor and/or CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.
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