Update on Adult Immunization & the New York City Citywide Immunication Registry ∙ 0170-0000-16-077-L04-P ∙ 1 Contact Hour
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016
Live Webinar: 7:00 PM—8:00 PM
Information to access the webinar will be sent to registrants 24 hour prior to presentation
Presenters & Credentials:
Vivian Huang, MD, MPH Dir. Of Adult Immunization/Emergency Preparedness, NYC DOH & Mental Hygiene
Kathleen Blaney, MPH, RN, Adult Outreach Coordinator, NYC DOH & Mental Hygiene
*This session is free for all New York City Pharmacists members.
This activity will address adult immunization recommendations including recent updates from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), coverage rates, and Immunization standards. In addition, this activity will help pharmacists identify evidence-based strategies to implement into clinical practice and provide training in use of the Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR) and its features to improve adult immunization administration and reporting. This activity will not provide certification as an immunizer and is intended for those already certified to immunize.
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Identify the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)-recommended adult vaccination schedule;
- Describe and implement relevant components of the Standards for Adult Immunization Practice;
- Describe the current vaccination coverage rates among adults in NYC;\
- Describe New York State regulations for pharmacy-based vaccination, including reporting to the Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR).
Initial Release Date: 10/20/2016
1 Contact Hour
Program Expiration Date: 12/31/2016
The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.