Pharmacy Based Vaccinations

Date: 6/21/2021 - 6/21/2024

On-Line Registration

NPTA Elite: Included With Membership Register

NPTA CE+: Included With Membership Register

NPTA Insider: $12.50 Register

Contact Hours: 3.0

ACPE UAN: 0384-9999-21-023-H06-T



The National Pharmacy Technician Association (NPTA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for
Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Target Audience: Certified Pharmacy Technicians

This CPE activity has been designated as a knowledge-based program.

Goals & Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define vaccination, immunization, and inoculation.

  • Identify the role of the pharmacist in vaccination administration.

  • Describe the legal authority a pharmacist has been granted to vaccinate.

  • Name the type of training a pharmacist/pharmacy technician needs to participate in vaccine administration.

  • List the CDC recommended vaccinations for children and adolescents.

  • List the CDC recommended vaccinations for adults and groups with specific health conditions.

  • Outline strategies for counseling patients on vaccine recommendations.

  • Demonstrate proper vaccination administration techniques.

  • Identify how to manage a medical emergency following administration of a vaccine.

  • Recognize the need for certification in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation for a vaccinator.

  • List the required documentation and reporting duties for immunization records.

  • Describe how to conduct a community immunization event.

  • Recognize vaccine hesitancy and how to overcome it.

  • Discuss the CDC Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination.

  • Describe the latest FDA updates on available COVID-19 vaccines.

Release Date: 06/21/2021

Expiration Date: 06/21/2024