New Mexico
Pharmacists Association

“Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”

  • Saturday, January 12, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Walgreen’s District Office, 7770 Jefferson NE Suite 400, Albuquerque, NM

Registration

  • Full 12 hour training includes 4 hours of home study and 8 hours of classroom participation.
  • Anyone who has completed the APhA Immunization training course within the past 2 years and wants prescriptive authority for New Mexico, must complete 2hrs. of childhood vaccination updates and review New Mexico laws and protocols.


    The fee for this 2hr. training is $100 for NMPhA Members.


    The participant must have proof of their APhA participation as well as current CPR status.


    These 2 hours DO NOT MEET the requirement for BOP required live CE following certification.
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1/5 CLASS RESHCEDULED TO 1/12/19!

Saturday, January 12, 2019
8:00am - 5:00pm

Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines

The New Mexico Program

This training program will meet the requirements for a Certificate from the New Mexico Pharmacists Association for Pharmacist Vaccination Prescribing Authority. This is the approved training program required by regulations approved by the Board of Medicine, the Board of Nursing and the Board of Pharmacy.

 The “Train the Trainer” program is complimentary for anyone who has previously completed the 12hr. course and is willing to commit to help NMPhA in teaching future training sessions. Please contact the NMPhA office directly if you are interested.

Training requirement:

The home-study exam is linked below in the Handouts area along with the course materials. We will no longer print out handout materials.

Purpose: This application-based program will provide education and training to assist pharmacists in implementing a successful immunization practice including pharmacist prescribing of vaccinations.

Objectives:  Following completion of this program, participants will be able to: 

1)  Apply Clinical information – a)  Mechanisms of action, b)  Standards for prescribing, c)  Indications and Contraindications, d)  Patient Evaluation, Assessment and Counseling, e)  Vaccination for adolescents through adulthood, f)  Recommendations and schedules for childhood and adult vaccines, g)  Summary of Rules for vaccines, and h)  After the shots;

2)  Analyze Vaccine Information Statements – a) Legal Requirements and b) Detailed review of all vaccines;

3)  Compare ACIP Recommendations;

4)  Apply Practice Management – a) Storage Handling, b) Screening, c) Needle Tips and d) Immunization Facts;

5)  Prepare Record Requirements – a) Record Card, b) DOH and Primary Care Provider, c) VAERS form, d) Release Forms, e) Insurance, f) Pharmaceutical Care Services and g) HCFA;

6)  Define Appropriate use and compliance with the Prescribing Vaccine protocol as approved by the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy, the New Mexico Board of Medical Examiners and the New Mexico Board of Nursing;

7)  Evaluate Resources – a) Order Forms, b) Educational Materials, c) Multi-Lingual Products and d) Manufacturer Information.

Part 1: Home study component of 4 hours

Review the CDC Pink Book and the current immunization tables (Updated link for the 2015 CDC Pink Book is: 

http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/pinkbook/index.html

The home-study exam (linked below) is also required for participants to provide prior to the class.

Part 2: Classroom component of 8 hours You must complete the home study component prior to the classroom component.

Immunization Program - Updated July 2018

  1. Child (0-18 years) - Combined-schedule - pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  2. Summary of Recommendations - Child-Teen - pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  3. Child - Screening questions  pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  4. Child - Medical management of Reactions  pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
  5. Child - Record  pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
  6. Adult - Combined-schedule - pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  7. Summary of Recommendations - Adult - pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  8. Adult – Screening questions pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  9. Adult - Medical management of reactions pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
  10. Adult - Record pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
  11. Guide to contraindications pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  12. Preventable Errors in Vaccine Administration  pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  13. Administering vaccine - Adults – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  14. Administering vaccines pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  15. How to administer IM/SQ pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  16. Administer nasal, oral - pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
  17. Injection Technique Assessment Form v2015 pdf CURRENT JULY 2018
  18. Vaccine AE Flow Chart pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
  19. After the shots – 2014 pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
  20. Vaccine storage pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
  21. VIS dates pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  22. Immunization facts – PowerPoint
  23. Nuts and Bolts 2017 – pdf
  24. Nuts and Bolts 2017 – PowerPoint
  25. Community Clinic check list (supplies) pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
  26. Kevin Bersell NMSIIS presentation 2013 - pdf
  27. Preventable Disease – pdf
  28. Preventable Disease – PowerPoint
  29. Hep A and B pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  30. Meningococcal Vaccine Timing
  31. Meningococcal B Vaccine Recommendations pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  32. Meningococcal Vaccines (A, C, Y, W-135) - pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  33. Pneumococcal Timing - pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
  34. Protocol for Pharmacist Prescribing of vaccines - doc
  35. Reg 26 – Prescriptive Authority – pdf 
  36. Home Study Exam - pdf

 You must demonstrate current LIVE CPR certification before the Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority Certificate is issued. You MUST COMPLETE the combined 12 contact hours (1.2 CEU’s). No partial credit will be given. You must score a passing grade on the program exams. 

The New Mexico Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) 

as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The ACPE Universal Activity Number that has been assigned for the 8.0/0.8 CEUs Live offering is #0104-0000-17-054-L01-P & the UAN assigned for the 4./0.4 CEUs Home-Study offering is #0104-0000-17-053-H04-P. 

The ACPE UAN for the 8.0/0.8CEUs ‘Train the Trainer’ program is #0104-0000-18-001-L01-P and for the 2.0/0.2 CEU’s ‘Childhood Immunizations & Pharmacist Prescribing Law’ is #0104-0000-16-055-L04-P. 

NMPhA will input the CPE credits into the CPE Monitor Database within 60 days based on the information provided on evaluation form.

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