When the proposed changes to the regulations regarding the administration of flu vaccine are enacted, pharmacists will be able to administer the flu vaccine to children as young as two-years old.
This course will equip pharmacists with the knowledge and confidence to administer flu vaccine to younger children in a safe and effective manner. The course covers best practices for administration techniques, dosing, pain management and comfort strategies in this population. In addition management of adverse reactions, documentation guidelines, tips on effective communication with family/caregivers and the health care team is also included.
How to register: To register, please scroll to the bottom of the page and click on “Pricing and Registration”. A drop-down will open with pricing information for members and non-members*. Select the option that applies to you, then click on "add to cart" to start the registration process.
This blended program consists of the following:
Continuing Education Units:
You must complete the course one day before its expiry date; access will be removed after this point.
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
To receive the letter of completion for this program, participants will be required to complete the following requirements until one day before its expiry date:
Pre-requisites and Target Audience
There are no pre-requisites for this program. This online professional development program is designed to support injection-certified pharmacists who will be providing flu shot services including children as young as to two-year old.
Subject Matter Experts:
Last updated: May 1, 2020
Inquiries: Please contact OPA’s professional development team by phone at 416-441-0788, option 3 (toll-free in Ontario at 1-877-341-0788, option 3), or by email at email@example.com.
Cancellation policy: Requests for cancellations must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than five days after access to the program has been emailed to you. A $30 (+HST) administration and processing fee will apply. Cancellations will not be permitted once log-in to access the program material has been initiated. Program registration fees will not be refunded after the cancellation deadline.
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