The Pharmacy Technician’s Role in COVID-19 Vaccinations

Type of Activity: Immunizations (UAN) # JA4008162-9999-21-128-H06-T

Accredited for:  0.25 CE

Release Date: January 13, 2023

Expiration Date: January 13, 2025

Estimated time to complete activity: 15 minutes

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, pharmacy technicians should be able to:

  1. Describe the clinical reasoning for pharmacy technicians to become certified to assist immunizing the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  2. List how to become a certified pharmacy technician immunizer.
  3. Recognize the future role of the pharmacy technician as an immunizer.

About the Presenters

Katrina Keebler, PharmD, RP Pharmacist in Charge, CVS Pharmacy — Omaha, NE

Instructions to complete this continuing pharmacy technician education (CPE) topic.

  1. Click WATCH VIDEO to view the recorded lecture. Viewing the entire lecture is a required element of this CPE.
  2. After viewing the recorded lecture, click PAY TO GET TEST CODE and then  TAKE TEST to take the test. The link takes you to CME University where you will login or register if you are a new user (takes less than 1 minute). Have your NABP number and DOB (MM/DD) handy. Once logged in to CME University, follow these steps:
    • At the top of the Home page, in the box labeled, “Find Post-Test/Evaluation by Course”, type in the code emailed to you after paying for the CPE. Then, hit enter
    • Click on the CPE title that you have completed from the list
    • Select the type of credit you wish to receive
  3. Complete the test with a score of 75%. You are allowed 3 opportunities to reach this minimum score.
  4. Complete the activity evaluation form.
  5. Transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service. Please allow 4 weeks for the credit to appear in your account.