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CE: Pharmacy Technician Immunization Training

  • 01/05/2021
  • 01/07/2021
  • 2 sessions
  • 01/05/2021, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (CST)
  • 01/07/2021, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (CST)
  • Webinar


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Pharmacy Technician Vaccine Administration Training Under PREP Act Guidance

Designed to meet the training needs outlined in the PREP Act guidance issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health authorizing pharmacy technicians and interns acting under the supervision of a qualified pharmacist to administer FDA-authorized or FDA-licensed COVID-19 vaccines to persons ages three or older and to administer FDA-authorized or FDA-licensed ACIP-recommended vaccines to persons ages three through 18 according to ACIP’s standard immunization schedule.

This program will teach how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an anaphylactic allergic reaction. Students will practice applying the Kansas statewide vaccine protocol and learn how to administer epinephrine in an emergency situation. The second part of the program will of focus on learning how to properly administer intramuscular (IM) and subcutaneous (SC) vaccine doses. Both administration techniques will be demonstrated and participants are required to successfully administer injections (2 IM and 1 SC) into a partner. Learners will need to bring a mask and face shield.

Webinar - 2 hours
7-9 p.m. | Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, or Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021
Log-in details will be provided to registrants the day of the class.

Live portion - 1.5 hours
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, or Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021
at the KPhA office in Topeka
(Six pairs of learners will be scheduled per 90-minute block; may add days as needed based on enrollment.)


$75| KPhA Members
$150| Non-Members

Lawrence Davidow, PhD, RPh graduated from the UMKC School of Pharmacy and completed a PhD in Pharmacology at the KU Medical Center. Davidow worked as a pharmacist at the KU Medical Center Outpatient Pharmacy before he began teaching at the KU School of Pharmacy as Director of the Pharmacy Skills Laboratory sequence.


  1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of both vasovagal syncope and anaphylaxis and be able to differentiate between them.
  2. Describe the progression of an anaphylactic allergic reaction including both what to listen for and what to look for during a reaction.
  3. Demonstrate the correct dosing and administration of epinephrine using and EpiPen autoinjector.
  4. Understand the steps outlined in the Kansas statewide immunization protocol for the management procedure for adverse reactions to vaccines.
  5. List the steps necessary for correctly administering influenza vaccine nasal spray (LAIV).
  6. Prepare vaccine doses using proper aseptic technique.
  7. Correctly identify anatomical locations for safely administering both intramuscular (IM) and subcutaneous (SC) vaccine doses.
  8. Demonstrate correct vaccine administration technique following all required steps for both an IM and SC injection.

The Kentucky Education Research Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This class is approved for a total of 3.5 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit. The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers (UAN) are 0143-9999-21-100-H06-T for the webinar (2 hours of CE) and 0143-9999-21-101-L06-T for the in-person training (1.5 hours of CE).

Pharmacists, if you are interested in signing up multiple technicians from your location, please contact Jen Clark for assistance at jen@ksrx.org or 785.228.2327.

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