2021-2022 Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccine Update

Off Campus
Naomi Greenwood, Pharm.D.

2021-2022 Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccine Update

Schedule:         October 14, 2021, 12 noon to 1pm

Audience:        Accredited for Pharmacist and Technicians

                         Other interested health care professionals welcome

Credits:           1 Contact Hour of Knowledge-based CE 0.1 CEU will be awarded

Presenter:        Naomi Greenwood, PharmD,,PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident, MaineGeneral Medical Center

No charge for attendees

Learning Objectives: Pharmacists – UAN# 0837-9999-21-176-L06-P

After attending this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the updated recommendations for the influenza and pneumococcal vaccines in adult and pediatric populations
  2. Identify which influenza and pneumococcal vaccination formulations are appropriate for different populations based on patient specific factors
  3. Express to patients the importance of receiving the pneumococcal and annual influenza vaccinations and recognize potential barriers patients may encounter

Learning Objectives: Technicians –UAN#0837-9999-21-177-L06-T

  1. Classify each influenza vaccine as trivalent and quadrivalent, and explain the difference between the formulations
  2. Explain the difference between the two pneumococcal vaccine formulations
  3. Describe the storage requirements for each formulation of the influenza and pneumococcal vaccines

Requirements for Receiving CE Credit:

  • Successful completion of post-presentation questions with 80% or better
  • Participation/Attendance in registered activities
  • Complete online program evaluation form
  • Submission of your ePID/DOB (NABP ID#)

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