National Injectable Medication and Vaccine Administration Training Program for Pharmacists and Workshop 2020-2021 (OCP Approved) (Pear Health)

Summary

This course and the associated workshop are accredited for pharmacists. The learner must complete the online modules and the workshop before the expiry date.

***WORKSHOPS WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR 2021. HOWEVER, COVID-19 CONTINUES TO AFFECT THE SCHEDULING DUE TO RESTRICTIONS IN VARIOUS PROVINCES.***

***PLEASE CHECK THIS PAGE FOR UPDATES ON SCHEDULED WORKSHOPS FOR 2021.***

This course provides the background knowledge required to administer injections to patients and covers the following topics:

Module 1.1: Overview of Infectious Disease and Immunology
Module 1.2: Epidemiological and Clinical Features of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Caused by Bacteria
Module 1.3: Epidemiological and Clinical Features of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Caused by Viruses
Module 2.1: Principles of Vaccines
Module 2.2: Pandemics
Module 2.3: The Canadian Immunization System and Vaccine Development
Module 3.1: Injectable Medications in Daily Practice
Module 3.2: Vaccine and Injectable Medication Administration
Module 3.3: Adverse Events and Record Keeping
Module 3.4: The Legal and Ethical Principles and Requirements of Immunization
Module 3.5: Issues in Patient Communication
Appendix and Resource Documents
Preparing for the Injection Workshop

Important: To enrol in this program, you confirm that you are a pharmacist with a licence to practise pharmacy in Canada or you are a pharmacy intern/student within six months of graduating AND you have a Canadian pharmacist licence number. If these conditions do not apply to you, you cannot enrol in this program.