Available Until 5/31/2025

Gestation! Lactation! Vaccination! COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

ACPE Number: 0204-0000-22-061-H04-P
Content Release Date: 5/31/2022
Expiration Date:  5/31/2025
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
CE Credits: 1.00 contact hours
Activity Fee: Free 

Activity Overview

This webinar provides attendees the opportunity to learn about the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant patients and in breastfeeding mothers.  The webinar will focus on the increased risk of poor outcomes in women who are pregnant and contract COVID-19, as well as the increased risk to the neonate who is born prematurely due to COVID-19 infection in the mother.  Additionally, webinar will debunk common myths surrounding vaccination during pregnancy and while breastfeeding and address the current literature available on the topic.  Participants will be able to discuss the risks versus benefits of COVID-19 vaccination with their pregnant and breastfeeding patients in an effort to decrease the long-term consequences of this disease in the United States and the throughout the world. 


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 was planned to meet the educational needs of healthcare providers in regards to COVID-19 vaccination of pregnant and breastfeeding patients.

After completing this activity, the learner should be able to… 

  1. Summarize the increased risks associated with COVID-19 infection in pregnant patients. 

  1. Describe responses to common misinformation surrounding COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy and lactation. 

  1. Discuss the literature supporting COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy and lactation. 

* Introduction
* Presentation
* Q&A

Morgan King, PharmD, BCPPS 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at Fairview Hospital
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Kelly Bobo, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCPPS
Clinical Pharmacy Manager 
LeBonheur Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science  
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center 
Memphis, Tennessee

M. Petrea Cober, PharmD, BCNSP, BCPPS, FASPEN 
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – NICU
Akron Children’s Hospital
Professor Pharmacy Practice
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, Ohio

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This activity consists of 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.