COVID-19 Vaccine Readiness: Tools and Resources to Prepare the Workforce (9/28/2020)

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-20-040-H04-P / 0204-0000-20-040-H04-T
Release Date: September 28, 2020
Expiration Date: 
September 28, 2023
Activity Type: Knowledge-based  
CE Credits: 1.0 hour, no partial credit
Activity Fee: Members – Free / Non-Member – Not Available  

Accreditation for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 This activity is a recording from a live webinar and those that claim credit for the live webinar should not claim credit for this activity.

Target Audience

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy department leadership, and organizational leaders including other pharmacy associations.

Activity Overview

Vaccinating against the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is a highly anticipated countermeasure to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) global pandemic. Mass distribution, allocation, and administration of hundreds of millions of doses of vaccine will require extraordinary planning and execution. While mass administration of the COVID-19 vaccine will be unprecedented, there are best practices and lessons learned in pandemic preparedness, supply chain management, distribution, and clinical practice to guide us as we immunize against SARS-CoV-2. This webinar will address key questions and concerns related to the distribution and access to vaccines and review tools and resources available from ASHP to assist in preparing for COVID-19 vaccine approval and allocation.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify tools and resources regarding the highly anticipated COVID-19 vaccine(s).
  • Discuss opportunities to improve vaccine allocation, distribution, and administration.
  • Describe strategies for the pharmacy workforce to effectively use and implement the vaccine assessment tool.

Schedule of Educational Activities

  • Introduction and Announcements
  • Presentation
  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion

Faculty Information

  • Anna Legreid Dopp, Pharm.D., Senior Director, Clinical Guidelines & Quality Improvement, ASHP, Bethesda, MD
  • Kaitlyn Grieves, 2021 Pharm.D. Candidate, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Lexington, KY
  • Moderator: Bayli Larson, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS, Strategic Initiatives Associate, ASHP, Bethesda, MD

Faculty Disclosures

In accordance with the ACPE's and ACCME's Standards for Commercial Support, anyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity is required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. In accordance with these Standards, all potential conflicts of interest have been resolved. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if he or she (or spouse/domestic partner) has a financial relationship in any amount occurring in the last 12 months with a commercial interest whose products or services are discussed in the activity content over which the individual has control.

As defined by ACCME, a commercial interest is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The Standards for Commercial Support do not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests. The existence or non-existence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. All identified conflicts of interest must be resolved prior to the activity.

  • All planners, presenters, reviewers, and ASHP staff report no financial relationships relevant to this activity. 

Methods and CE Requirements

This activity consists of a recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP eLearning Portal. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity.

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Claim your CE at http://elearning.ashp.org. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.

System Technical Requirements

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