New Mexico
Pharmacists Association

Upcoming events

    • Saturday, September 12, 2020
    • 8:00 AM (MDT)
    • Sunday, September 13, 2020
    • 3:40 PM (MDT)
    • ZOOM MEETING
    Register

    SCHEDULING VIRTUAL EXHIBITS 

    9/12-9/13/20!


    2020 NMPhA

    91st Annual Convention EXHIBITORS!

    Attendance: 150 people expected

    Profile of attendees:   Attending are Pharmacists from all areas of practice as well as other healthcare professionals. Attendees include: Community Pharmacists; Independent Pharmacy Owners; Consultant Pharmacists; Chief Pharmacists; Hospital Pharmacists; Professors and Students from UNM College of Pharmacy; Pharmacist Clinicians; New Mexico Board of Pharmacy Members and Drug Inspectors and Staff; Certified Nurse Practitioners; Certified Nurse Midwives; Physician Assistants; Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhT); and Pharmacy Technicians.

    Virtual Vendor Cost:  EARLY BIRD by 8/10/20

    $600 - Includes Company Advertisement on website & throughout Convention + 10 minute, pre-recorded presentation to meeting attendees scheduled between CE sessions + Attendee list.

    LATE REGISTRATION after 9/1/20

    $700

    Upon receipt of your exhibit fee, your Company Logo & website information will be listed as a virtual exhibitor in our Annual Convention Program posted on the website. 

    Cost:   $600 - $700. If your company is sponsoring a speaker and NMPhA is not processing a grant request from your organization, the fee is waived. However, we still need the form.

    Refund Policy:   Up to three weeks prior to our Convention a refund, minus a $50.00 administration fee may be obtained. No refunds after Friday, September 4, 2020.  No refunds for no shows!

    Tax ID#:   85-0096044 

    The complete program agenda and Exhibitor registration form are available on our website at www.nmpharmacy.org   

    Tentative Program Agenda

    ADDITIONAL MEETING SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

    Sponsorship Information Sheet.doc

    HOPE YOU ARE ABLE TO VIRTUALLY PARTICIPATE IN SEPTEMBER!

    • Saturday, September 12, 2020
    • 8:00 AM (MDT)
    • Sunday, September 13, 2020
    • 5:50 PM (MDT)
    • ZOOM MEETING
    Register

    JUNE CONVENTION POSTPONED UNTIL

    9/12 - 9/13/20!

    VIRTUAL THRU ZOOM!

    2020 NMPhA 91st Annual Convention

    The 91st Annual Convention will provide 16 CONTACT HOURS of Continuing Professional Education to Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and other health care professionals. Throughout the weekend, Exhibitors will be providing information about their products and services.
    Mark your Calendar!

    Saturday, SEPTEMBER 12, 2020


    and
    Sunday, SEPTEMBER 13, 2020   
    è2020 Board of Pharmacy Drug Law Update 2.0 Contact hours @ $40 (Saturday only @ 3:50-5:50pm)
    è

    Patient Safety + Pain Mgmt/Opioids + Immunization + Hormonal Contraception + Tobacco Cessation Prescriptive Authority Follow-up training offered)

    TENTATIVE ROGRAM AGENDA

    ZOOM MEETING LINK WILL BE FORWARDED TO YOU PRIOR TO EVENT!

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Information

    The New Mexico Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  Pharmacists and other health professionals may earn up to 15.0 contact hours or 1.5 CEU’s by participating and successfully completing a program evaluation form for each program attended. NMPhA will submit your completed CPE hours into the CPE Monitor database within 60 days to attendees who have successfully completed a Program Evaluation Form.    

    NOTE:  Statements of Credit will not provided unless all appropriate fees are paid.

    TARGET AUDIENCE:  Pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy students.

    GRIEVANCE POLICY:  If, for any reason, a participant is unsatisfied with one program or the entire program, that participant must file his/her grievance, either by phone or in writing, with the NMPhA office within ten business days of the program in order to determine the refund amount.  If the individual(s) remain unsatisfied with the response from the NMPhA Program Administrator, he/she may request to appeal the situation before the Association’s Executive Council at the next scheduled meeting.  Such an appeal may be done either in person or in writing.  All expenses pertinent to such an appeal shall be borne by the individual(s) requesting the appeal.

    REFUND POLICY:  Up to five days prior to the program, a refund less a $25 administrative fee may be obtained.  NO REFUNDS after September 8, 2020.  Refunds will not be granted for no shows.

     

    • Saturday, January 09, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (MST)
    • ZOOM Web-Conference depending on COVID19 status
    Register

    Saturday, January 9, 2021

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines

    The New Mexico Program

    (Possible Zoom Meeting Conference depending on COVID19 status)

    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.

    Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines - The New Mexico Program

    Immunization Program - Updated February 2020

    1. Child (0-18 years) - Combined-schedule - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    2. Summary of Recommendations - Child-Teen - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    3. Child - Screening questions  pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    4. Child - Medical management of Reactions  pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    5. Child - Record  pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    6. Adult - Combined-schedule pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    7. Summary of Recommendations - Adult - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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 FEBRUARY 2020
    11. Adult - Consent Form - pdf CURRENT as of FEBRUARY 2020
    12. Guide to contraindications – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    13. Preventable Errors in Vaccine Administration  pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    14. Administering vaccine - Adults – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    15. Administering vaccines – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    16. How to administer IM/SQ – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    17. Administer nasal, oral - pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    18. Injection Technique Assessment Form v2015 – pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    19. After the shots – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    20. Vaccine storage – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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 UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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. Interchangeability of HEPLISAV-B – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020 Interchangeability_03_FINAL_2018-09-05 MRB appvd for IRMS.pdf
    34. Pneumococcal Timing - pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    35. Protocol for Pharmacist Prescribing of vaccines - doc
    36. Reg 26 – Prescriptive Authority – pdf 
    37. 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 Numbers are to be determined.  The ACPE Universal Activity Number that has been assigned for the 8.0/0.8 CEUs Live offering is #0104-0000-21-001-L06-P & the UAN assigned for the 4./0.4 CEUs Home-Study offering is #0104-0000-21-002-H06-P. 

    The ACPE UAN for the 8.0/0.8CEUs ‘Train the Trainer’ program is #0104-0000-21-003-L06-P and for the 2.0/0.2 CEU’s ‘Childhood Immunizations & Pharmacist Prescribing Law’ is #0104-0000-20-015-L06-P. 

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

    • Saturday, April 10, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • ZOOM Web-Conference depending on COVID19 status
    Register

    Saturday, April 10, 2021

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines

    The New Mexico Program

    (Possible Zoom Meeting Conference depending on COVID19 status)

    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.

    Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines - The New Mexico Program

    Immunization Program - Updated February 2020

    1. Child (0-18 years) - Combined-schedule - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    2. Summary of Recommendations - Child-Teen - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    3. Child - Screening questions  pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    4. Child - Medical management of Reactions  pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    5. Child - Record  pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    6. Adult - Combined-schedule pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    7. Summary of Recommendations - Adult - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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 FEBRUARY 2020
    11. Adult - Consent Form - pdf CURRENT as of FEBRUARY 2020
    12. Guide to contraindications – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    13. Preventable Errors in Vaccine Administration  pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    14. Administering vaccine - Adults – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    15. Administering vaccines – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    16. How to administer IM/SQ – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    17. Administer nasal, oral - pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    18. Injection Technique Assessment Form v2015 – pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    19. After the shots – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    20. Vaccine storage – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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 UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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. Interchangeability of HEPLISAV-B – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020 Interchangeability_03_FINAL_2018-09-05 MRB appvd for IRMS.pdf
    34. Pneumococcal Timing - pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    35. Protocol for Pharmacist Prescribing of vaccines - doc
    36. Reg 26 – Prescriptive Authority – pdf 
    37. 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 Numbers are to be determined.  The ACPE Universal Activity Number that has been assigned for the 8.0/0.8 CEUs Live offering is #0104-0000-21-001-L06-P & the UAN assigned for the 4./0.4 CEUs Home-Study offering is #0104-0000-21-002-H06-P. 

    The ACPE UAN for the 8.0/0.8CEUs ‘Train the Trainer’ program is #0104-0000-21-003-L06-P and for the 2.0/0.2 CEU’s ‘Childhood Immunizations & Pharmacist Prescribing Law’ is #0104-0000-20-015-L06-P. 

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

    • Saturday, June 12, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • ZOOM Web-Conference depending on COVID19 status
    Register

    Saturday, June 12, 2021

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines

    The New Mexico Program

    (Possible Zoom Meeting Conference depending on COVID19 status)

    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.

    Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines - The New Mexico Program

    Immunization Program - Updated February 2020

    1. Child (0-18 years) - Combined-schedule - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    2. Summary of Recommendations - Child-Teen - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    3. Child - Screening questions  pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    4. Child - Medical management of Reactions  pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    5. Child - Record  pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    6. Adult - Combined-schedule pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    7. Summary of Recommendations - Adult - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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 FEBRUARY 2020
    11. Adult - Consent Form - pdf CURRENT as of FEBRUARY 2020
    12. Guide to contraindications – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    13. Preventable Errors in Vaccine Administration  pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    14. Administering vaccine - Adults – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    15. Administering vaccines – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    16. How to administer IM/SQ – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    17. Administer nasal, oral - pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    18. Injection Technique Assessment Form v2015 – pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    19. After the shots – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    20. Vaccine storage – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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 UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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. Interchangeability of HEPLISAV-B – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020 Interchangeability_03_FINAL_2018-09-05 MRB appvd for IRMS.pdf
    34. Pneumococcal Timing - pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    35. Protocol for Pharmacist Prescribing of vaccines - doc
    36. Reg 26 – Prescriptive Authority – pdf 
    37. 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 Numbers are to be determined.  The ACPE Universal Activity Number that has been assigned for the 8.0/0.8 CEUs Live offering is #0104-0000-21-001-L06-P & the UAN assigned for the 4./0.4 CEUs Home-Study offering is #0104-0000-21-002-H06-P. 

    The ACPE UAN for the 8.0/0.8CEUs ‘Train the Trainer’ program is #0104-0000-21-003-L06-P and for the 2.0/0.2 CEU’s ‘Childhood Immunizations & Pharmacist Prescribing Law’ is #0104-0000-20-015-L06-P. 

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

    • Saturday, September 11, 2021
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • ZOOM Web-Conference depending on COVID19 status
    Register

    Saturday, September 11, 2021

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines

    The New Mexico Program

    (Possible Zoom Meeting Conference depending on COVID19 status)

    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.

    Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines - The New Mexico Program

    Immunization Program - Updated February 2020

    1. Child (0-18 years) - Combined-schedule - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    2. Summary of Recommendations - Child-Teen - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    3. Child - Screening questions  pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    4. Child - Medical management of Reactions  pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    5. Child - Record  pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    6. Adult - Combined-schedule pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    7. Summary of Recommendations - Adult - pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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 FEBRUARY 2020
    11. Adult - Consent Form - pdf CURRENT as of FEBRUARY 2020
    12. Guide to contraindications – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    13. Preventable Errors in Vaccine Administration  pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    14. Administering vaccine - Adults – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    15. Administering vaccines – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    16. How to administer IM/SQ – pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    17. Administer nasal, oral - pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    18. Injection Technique Assessment Form v2015 – pdf CURRENT as of JULY 2018
    19. After the shots – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    20. Vaccine storage – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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 UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020
    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. Interchangeability of HEPLISAV-B – pdf UPDATED FEBRUARY 2020 Interchangeability_03_FINAL_2018-09-05 MRB appvd for IRMS.pdf
    34. Pneumococcal Timing - pdf UPDATED JULY 2018
    35. Protocol for Pharmacist Prescribing of vaccines - doc
    36. Reg 26 – Prescriptive Authority – pdf 
    37. 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 Numbers are to be determined.  The ACPE Universal Activity Number that has been assigned for the 8.0/0.8 CEUs Live offering is #0104-0000-21-001-L06-P & the UAN assigned for the 4./0.4 CEUs Home-Study offering is #0104-0000-21-002-H06-P. 

    The ACPE UAN for the 8.0/0.8CEUs ‘Train the Trainer’ program is #0104-0000-21-003-L06-P and for the 2.0/0.2 CEU’s ‘Childhood Immunizations & Pharmacist Prescribing Law’ is #0104-0000-20-015-L06-P. 

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

Past events

Saturday, August 08, 2020 FINAL CLASS OF 2020! “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, August 07, 2020 CANCELLED! "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, June 06, 2020 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, June 05, 2020 New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Contraception Live Requirement
Friday, June 05, 2020 ONGOING ONLINE New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Contraception MUST COMPLETE BEFORE 6/5/20 Live Session!
Monday, April 06, 2020 New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Contraception Live Requirement
Saturday, April 04, 2020 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Saturday, February 08, 2020 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, February 07, 2020 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, January 25, 2020 2020 Mid-Winter Meeting
Sunday, January 12, 2020 EXAM-ONLY Physical Assessment for the Pharmacist Clinician
Saturday, November 02, 2019 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Saturday, July 06, 2019 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, July 05, 2019 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, June 22, 2019 Exhibitors Information - NMPhA 90th Annual Convention - 6/22/19
Saturday, June 22, 2019 2019 NMPhA 90th Annual Convention
Friday, June 21, 2019 2019 Legends of Pharmacy Invitational Golf Tournament
Saturday, April 06, 2019 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, April 05, 2019 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, January 26, 2019 2019 Mid-Winter Meeting
Saturday, January 12, 2019 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Contraception Live Requirement
Saturday, October 06, 2018 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, October 05, 2018 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Reducing Morbidity, Mortality and Healthcare Costs Through Adult Immunization Webinar
Saturday, July 07, 2018 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, July 06, 2018 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, June 23, 2018 Exhibitors Information - NMPhA 89th Annual Convention - 6/23/18
Saturday, June 23, 2018 2018 NMPhA 89th Annual Convention
Friday, June 22, 2018 2018 New Mexico Pharmacy Wholesalers’ Invitational Golf Tournament
Saturday, May 19, 2018 Physical Assessment for the Pharmacist Clinician
Saturday, April 07, 2018 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, April 06, 2018 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, January 27, 2018 2018 Mid-Winter Meeting
Saturday, January 06, 2018 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, January 05, 2018 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Friday, October 06, 2017 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, August 19, 2017 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Saturday, July 22, 2017 Physical Assessment for the Pharmacist Clinician-Registration is Closed
Saturday, July 15, 2017 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, July 07, 2017 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, June 24, 2017 Exhibitors Information - NMPhA 88th Annual Convention - 6/24/17
Saturday, June 24, 2017 2017 NMPhA 88th Annual Convention
Friday, June 23, 2017 2017 New Mexico Pharmacy Wholesalers’ Invitational Golf Tournament
Saturday, June 03, 2017 Spanish for the Flu Shot Clinic
Saturday, April 15, 2017 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, April 07, 2017 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, February 18, 2017 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Saturday, January 28, 2017 2017 Mid-Winter Meeting
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Tobacco Cessation Products
Monday, January 09, 2017 New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Tobacco Cessation Products
Monday, November 21, 2016 Childhood Immunizations & Pharmacist Prescribing Law
Friday, November 04, 2016 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Childhood Immunizations & Pharmacist Prescribing Law
Friday, September 23, 2016 Physical Assessment for the Pharmacist Clinician
Monday, September 12, 2016 Childhood Immunizations & Pharmacist Prescribing Law
Friday, September 02, 2016 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, August 20, 2016 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Saturday, July 16, 2016 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, July 01, 2016 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, June 25, 2016 2016 NMPhA 87th Annual Convention
Friday, June 24, 2016 2016 New Mexico Pharmacy Wholesalers’ Invitational Golf Tournament
Saturday, April 16, 2016 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, March 11, 2016 New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Naloxone Protocol
Friday, March 11, 2016 Exhibitors Information - NMPhA 87th Annual Convention - 6/25/16
Wednesday, March 09, 2016 "Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies"
Saturday, February 27, 2016 Immunizations: HPV Cancer Prevention and the Role of the Health Care Professional
Saturday, February 20, 2016 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Saturday, January 23, 2016 2016 Mid-Winter Meeting
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Childhood Immunications & Pharmacist Prescribing Law
Saturday, September 26, 2015 DEA national drug take back
Friday, September 11, 2015 What’s New in Diabetes Medications & Treatments?
Friday, September 11, 2015 New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Naloxone Protocol
Friday, August 21, 2015 New Mexico Immunization Coalition
Saturday, August 15, 2015 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Naloxone Protocol
Thursday, July 30, 2015 Child Health Immunization Learning Initiative (CHILI) for Pharmacists
Monday, July 27, 2015 Tuberculin Skin Testing in New Mexico Pharmacies
Saturday, July 11, 2015 “Pharmacists Prescribing Vaccines – The New Mexico Program”
Friday, June 26, 2015 2015 New Mexico Pharmacy Wholesalers’ Invitational Golf Tournament
Friday, June 26, 2015 2015 NMPhA 86th Annual Convention
Friday, October 10, 2014 Physical Assessment for the Pharmacist Clinician
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Naloxone Protocol
Saturday, September 06, 2014 Vaccination Prescriptive Authority and Immunization Training Program For Pharmacists
Thursday, July 24, 2014 Child Health Immunization Learning Initiative (CHILI) for Pharmacists
Thursday, July 24, 2014 Child Health Immunization Learning Initiative (CHILI) for Pharmacy Technicians
Saturday, July 19, 2014 Vaccination Prescriptive Authority and Immunization Training Program For Pharmacists
Saturday, June 21, 2014 NMPhA 85th Annual Convention
Friday, June 20, 2014 Wholesalers/College of Pharmacy Annual Golf Tournament
Saturday, January 25, 2014 2014 Mid-Winter Meeting
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 New Mexico Pharmacist Prescriptive Authority for Tobacco Cessation Products
Thursday, November 07, 2013 Asthma Educator Certification (AE-C) Prep Course
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