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Immunizing Philadelphia's Adults through Independent Pharmacists
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This continuing education program is intended to inform and educate independent pharmacists on the Philadelphia Department of Public Health Immunization protocol which covers only Philadelphia city and county, and is focused on Influenza, Shingles, and Pneumococcal vaccines.

When: Thursday June 28, 2018
1 - 4:30 PM
Where: Philadelphia Department of Public Health
500 S. Broad St
1st Floor Auditorium
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19146
United States
Contact: Linsley Gentile

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Philadelphia Department of Public Health and the Health Federation of Philadelphia, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association, present:


Immunizing Philadelphia's Adults through Independent Pharmacists


Thursday, June 28

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM - Registration

1:00 PM - 4:30 PM - Presentation


Philadelphia Department of Public Health

500 South Broad St, 1st Floor


This program is designed to complement a series of on-demand webinars available through PPA on Increasing Adult Immunizations.


Program Objectives for Pharmacists

At the end of the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the certification, training, and program requirements for pharmacist-administered immunizations under the PDPH adult immunization protocol
  2. Explain the standards of practice for administering immunizations to adults in Philadelphia
  3. Describe the eligibility, contraindications and precautions, and proper administration of influenza, pneumococcal, and zoster vaccines
  4. Give examples of best practices for vaccine administration, storage, and handling
  5. Review pharmacist responsibilities regarding reporting of immunizations to the Philadelphia Immunization Information System (KIDS Plus IIS)
  6. Describe the role pharmacists can play in public health emergencies

Target Audience: Independent pharmacists

Cost: Free

Activity Type: Knowledge-based

UAN: 0159-9999-17-042-L06P

CE Credit: 3.5 hours


CE credit will be awarded to participants who sign in, attend the entire program, and complete the requirement program evaluation.


Disclosure Statement: Unless otherwise noted, speakers and members of the planning committee express no conflicts of interest. Dr. Alles has disclosed a financial relationship with Glaxo Smith Kline, but the Health Federation of Philadelphia has worked with him to ensure that the content of his presentation includes no bias or commercial support.


The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Pharmacy Education as an accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education.

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