Are you Up-to-Date? Immunization Update 2022
Pharmacists who administer vaccines are required to have continuing education on the topic. In Alabama 2 hours is needed every renewal cycle. This presentation will review how to determine what vaccines a patient needs, provide an update on immunization requirements, and discuss best practices and techniques for administering vaccines.
This knowledge-based course is intended for Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technicians, Nurses, and Social Workers.
1. Identify where to locate the ACIP immunization recommendations
2. Describe how to utilize and interpret the immunization schedules for all patients
3. Explain the meaning of shared clinical decision-making
4. Apply the ACIP Immunization schedules to patient cases
5. Summarize recent updates to immunization recommendations for the following diseases:
- Dengue virus
- Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)
- Human papillomavirus (HPV)
- Monkeypox /Smallpox (orthopoxvirus)
6. Discuss immunization rates within the United States and state of Alabama
7. Discuss best practices and techniques for vaccine administration
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Lea S. Eiland, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCPPS, FASHP, FPPA is a Clinical Professor and Associate Department Head of Pharmacy Practice with Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics with the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Huntsville Regional Medical Campus.
Dr. Eiland joined the Auburn faculty in August of 2002. She teaches in the areas of Pediatrics, Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation, Infectious Disease, and Leadership. She practiced for 10 years at the Huntsville Hospital Women and Children in the general pediatric inpatient setting. From 2012-14, she practiced in the UAB Health Center Huntsville Pediatric Clinic and remains a consultant to this practice. She also has experience in the outpatient sickle cell clinic and pediatric ICU. Her interests include infectious disease and neurology.
Dr. Eiland graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2001. She completed an ASHP-accredited pediatric specialty residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Amarillo in 2002. In 2004, Dr. Eiland became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and in 2015, she became a Board Certified Pediatric Pharmacy Specialist.
In 2022, Dr. Eiland received the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Pediatric Pharmacy SIG Excellence in Teaching in Pediatric Pharmacy Award. She also has received the Pediatric Pharmacy Association Scholarship of Teaching Award twice. Dr. Eiland was recognized as the 2019 Graduate of the 1980’s Pharmacy Fellow from the Harrison School of Pharmacy. She was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Harrison School of Pharmacy in 2016 and has received the Preceptor of Excellence award four times. She was the recipient of the Harrison School of Pharmacy Hargreaves Faculty Mentor Award in 2005.
Dr. Eiland was honored with the Merck Pharmacist Achievement Award and the Alabama Society of Health-System Pharmacists Pharmacist of the Year Award in 2008. She participated in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s (AACP) Academic Leadership Fellows Program during the 2008-09 year. In May of 2015, she received the Presidential Citation Award from the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group.
In 2009, Dr. Eiland received the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy Leadership Award and The University of Texas College of Pharmacy Distinguished Young Alumnus Award. In 2012, she was awarded Fellow from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, and in 2015, she was recognized as Fellow from the Pediatric Pharmacy Association.
Dr. Eiland is active in several national pharmacy organizations including the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), Pediatric Pharmacy Association (PPA), American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), and American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). She is currently Director-at-Large on the Executive Committee of the ASHP Section of Pharmacy Educators and PPA SIG Coordinator. Dr. Eiland continues to serve on multiple committees in ASHP, AACP, and PPA.
Dr. Eiland is a past member of the ASHP Board of Directors, past Chair and Director-at-Large of the ASHP Section of Clinical Specialists and Scientists Executive Committee, and past Chair of the ASHP Council on Education and Workforce Development. She also is a Past President of the Alabama Society of Health-System Pharmacists. In PPA, she was the Vice President of Membership Services and a member of the PPAG Board of Directors.
Dr. Eiland remains an active speaker and presents her clinical and educational research at national and state pharmacy meetings. She has authored original research articles, review articles, and book chapters related to pediatric pharmacotherapy and the scholarship of teaching and learning. She is an author and Senior Editor of PPA’s textbook, Advanced Pediatric Therapeutics. Dr. Eiland was the Pediatric Section Editor and then Managing Editor of PharmPrep, ASHP’s NAPLEX® Review, authored and edited ASHP’s Infectious Disease Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment, and served as an author and Section Editor of ACCP’s Pediatric Pharmacotherapy 1st edition textbook. Dr. Eiland received an Auburn Author Award in 2016 from the Auburn University Graduate School and Auburn University Libraries for her textbook publications.
Kristi W. Kelley, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCACP, CDE, BC-ADM is a Clinical Professor at the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. Dr. Kelley earned both her Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy (1999) and Doctor of Pharmacy (2000) degrees at the Harrison School of Pharmacy. She completed an ASHP-accredited Primary Care Residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in 2001.
In addition to teaching in her clinical practice, Dr. Kelley is also involved in didactic teaching, service, and scholarship within the School. Complementing her practice and research interests is Dr. Kelley’s involvement in professional associations, such as the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), the Alabama chapter of ASHP (ALSHP), the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), serving on a variety of committees and holding leadership roles.
While on faculty at Auburn, Dr. Kelley has been honored to receive the Hargreaves Faculty Mentor Award, Roche's Preceptor of the Year, and be recognized as a Preceptor of Excellence four times. Dr. Kelley was part of a three-member team that received the school's inaugural Excellence in Teaching award and were also recognized as the school's representatives at the 2014 AACP Annual Meeting as a "Teacher of the Year." In 2018, Dr. Kelley was again awarded HSOP's Excellence in Teaching award. In 2016, Dr. Kelley was the recipient of ACCP's Education Award.
Dr. Kelley’s scholarship interests include diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and pharmacy education. She has published and presented on these topics at both the regional and national level. In addition, she has served as invited faculty for ASHP recertification programs and ACCP’s Teaching and Learning Academy/Certificate Program.
Erika L. Kleppinger, Pharm.D., BCPS is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice. Since joining the faculty at the Harrison School of Pharmacy in 2003, she has practiced in several ambulatory care practice settings, coordinated and taught in a variety of skills laboratory activities, and worked passionately on curriculum development and revision.
Dr. Kleppinger graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in 2001 with a doctor of pharmacy degree. After graduation, she completed two years of post-graduate residency training – a Pharmacy Practice residency at Temple University Hospital and a Primary Care specialty residency at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy in association with the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. In 2003, Dr. Kleppinger became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS) and from 2006-2016 she was a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE).
During the first seven years after joining the faculty of HSOP, Dr. Kleppinger practiced as a Clinical Pharmacist Specialist at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS), managing patients with diabetes and lipid abnormalities. Additionally she practiced as a Clinical Pharmacist in the Auburn University Pharmaceutical Care Center (AUPCC) for two years assisting with wellness screenings and medication management education.
Currently Dr. Kleppinger dedicates most of her time to skills activity coordination and assessment with Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCEs) and other performance-based assessments. She teaches in many areas of the Practice-Ready Curriculum, including patient assessment skills, communication skills (specifically assessing patient understanding and new prescription counseling), the pharmacists’ patient care process, self-care, dermatology, cough and cold management, and immunization certification training. She also serves as a Skills Coordinator and a Learning Experience Coordinator for the first professional year of the PharmD program.
She was honored with the Preceptor of Excellence Award for the Auburn/Montgomery Region in both 2006 and 2010, Outstanding Teacher Award for the Harrison School of Pharmacy in 2010, and the Harrison School of Pharmacy WOW Award in 2014. Her outreach efforts include coordinating the Resident Teaching and Learning Program (RTLP) offered by the Harrison School of Pharmacy to pharmacy residents across three states, mentoring pharmacy residents in various teaching activities, and assisting with the creation and implementation of a summer Pharmacy Camp for high school students.
Dr. Kleppinger is active in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). She has served on several committees within the Section of Teachers of Pharmacy Practice and the Council of Faculties. She is also an active member and previous chair of the Laboratory Instructors Special Interest Group within AACP and has been invited to present on several skills-based topics.
Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide. The Universal Activity Number for this knowledge-based program is 0001-0000-22-052-L06-P/T and is intended for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.
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