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Comfortable Vaccines? Reducing Anxiety Surrounding Vaccines in All Ages

  • 01/21/2022
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Webinar

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WEBINAR

Comfortable Vaccines? Reducing Anxiety Surrounding Vaccines in All Ages

If you've ever given a vaccine, you know that people of all ages can have anxiety surrounding the experience. This program, worth one hour of continuing education credit, will review pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic methods of reducing pain and anxiety regarding injections. This class expands on a webinar hosted late last year that didn't provide CE. It is suitable for pharmacists and technicians.

WHEN
3 p.m. | Friday, Jan. 21, 2022
Zoom log-in details will be provided to registrants the day before the class.

COST

FREE | KPhA Members
FREE | Non-Members
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OBJECTIVES
for Pharmacists

  1. Review current authority for pharmacists vaccinating different populations
  2. Review administration of IM injections in pediatric and adult patients
  3. Describe pharmacologic pre-treatments for injections
  4. Evaluate non-pharmacologic measures to decrease injection pain and anxiety

for Technicians

  1. Review current authority for pharmacy technicians vaccinating
  2. Describe the role of the pharmacy technician in immunization workflow
  3. Review administration of IM injections in pediatric and adult patients
  4. Describe pharmacologic pre-treatments for injections
  5. Evaluate non-pharmacologic measures to decrease injection pain and anxiety

PRESENTED BY
Kaitlin Thompson, is a nurse educator with Children's Mercy. She specializes in the pediatric surgical, trauma and burn patient population as both a bedside nurse as well as a community and clinician educator. In her spare time, Kaitlin serves the community through the Children's Mercy Burn Camp and as communications and marketing director for the animal rescue Melissa's Second Chances. She has been a member of Children's Mercy Comfort Task force since 2014.

Amanda Applegate spent 10 years managing COVID-19 response, immunizations, MTM, and point of care testing in her practice at Balls Food Stores in Kansas City, KS. She is now the Director of Practice Development at KPhA, helping pharmacies create innovative solutions to public health challenges. She is a board certified ambulatory care pharmacist and a proud Jayhawk. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy from the KU School of Pharmacy and completed her PGY1 Community-based Residency with KU after graduation. 

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION
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 1 contact hour of continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit. The ACPE Universal Activity Numbers (UAN) is 0143-9999-21-024-L06-P/T.

Questions? Contact Jen Clark at jen@ksrx.org or 785.228.2327.

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