Stick It! Updates to COVID-19 and Pneumococcal Vaccines
Current practice indicates that COVID-19 and pneumococcal vaccines be used to optimize patient outcomes and protect the community through herd immunity. This session will provide a detailed overview of updated guidelines related to COVID-19 and pneumococcal vaccines. Additionally, the presentation will offer professionals guidance on determining patients' vaccine eligibility and addressing instances of vaccine hesitance.
At the completion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Describe new CDC guidance on vaccination recommendations for COVID-19 and pneumococcal vaccines
- Review the different types of COVID-19 and pneumococcal vaccines and emergency management for related adverse reactions
- Evaluate clinical considerations for special populations
Ashley Iacoviello, PharmD, RPh, is a PGY1/2 Health System Pharmacy Leadership & Administration Resident at Baystate Medical Center. She received her PharmD from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2021. Some of her professional interests include pharmacy leadership and administration, immunizations, and informatics.
Course Fee: Free for MCPHS alumni, full-time staff, and for all other professionals.
Release Date: June 12, 2023
Expiration Date: June 12, 2024
ACPE UAN: 0026-0000-23-014-H06-P | Knowledge
Topic Designator: Immunizations
Contact Hours: 1.0 (0.1 CEU)
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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. MCPHS designates this educational activity for a total of 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs).
To receive credit, participants must complete pre and post-assessments, view the entire presentation, and evaluate the session. Participant credit will be reported to the CPE Monitor upon conclusion. Transcripts may be printed from the CPE Monitor.
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences adheres to the ACPE Standards for Integrity and Independence in Continuing Education. It is the policy of MCPHS that the speakers and planning committee members disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the last 24 months, and that relevant conflicts of interest are mitigated. Speakers will disclose any off-label/unapproved use of drugs or devices during their presentation.
Ashley Iacoviello, PharmD, RPh, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
Content Reviewer, Jason Cross, PharmD, BCPS,BCACP, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Continuing Education staff members hold no financial relationships with ineligible companies, related to the content of this presentation.
No funding from industry provided for this event. No exhibitors will be present.