National Vaccination Campaign

Type of Activity: Application (UAN) # JA4008162-9999-21-2720-H06-T

Accredited for: 10 contact hours

Release Date: June 23, 2021

Expiration Date: June 23, 2023

Estimated time to complete activity: 10 hours


This Vaccination Campaign is designed to meet the critical, immediate COVID vaccination need.  It is also enduring training for the skill to provide all vaccination services at the pharmacy for years to come.

  • The online learning aspect of this Vaccination Campaign consists of a series of recorded lecture, training videos and handouts.  Watch lectures and videos and do the work in the order shown for the most efficient learning
  • Practice.  Watch the demonstration videos & practice with the checklist to help gain confidence.  Share helpful tips with other course participants by posting on the Discussion Board and at the same time read what others have posted.

Basic Steps

  1. Complete online training
  2. Complete skill demonstration
  3. Blood Borne Pathogen continuing education (not part of this training)
  4. CPR certificate (not part of this training)
  5. Check with the Board of Pharmacy in your state of practice to determine additional state-specific requirements

Skill Demonstration

There are 3 options to satisfy this requirement.  You choose which option works best for you.

Option 1:  Meet with a qualified individual to do your checkoff.  Qualified individuals are Immunization-Certified pharmacists, pharmacist preceptors or other healthcare professionals who meet qualified criteria.   Email [email protected] for other healthcare professional criteria.

Option 2:  Zoom – Schedule a time with University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy to receive a virtual check-off.  This option requires you to have a mock patient, saline-filled syringe & needle and the supplies to perform the skills.

Option 3:  In-person at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy in Omaha, Nebraska –  Schedule a time with the College of Pharmacy to complete your checkoff.  This option is for you if you live locally, are not able to find a mock patient and needed supplies to perform the skills.  This option may also be for you if you prefer in-person instruction.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Outline the 5 Patient Rights when administering medication
  2. Recognize the correct approach in maintaining patient confidentiality
  3. Demonstrate safe administration of vaccination by injection
  4. Summarize appropriate workflow of vaccination receipt & storage
  5. Model safe administration of medication via ophthalmic, otic, topical, inhalation, oral and injection routes
  6. Perform necessary health hygiene and infection control mechanics
  7. Identify your role in reporting abuse and neglect
  8. Apply accurate documentation principles to immunization workflow
  9. Recognize the reimbursement process for vaccination and administration services
  10. Assist with simplifying vaccination workflow process by utilizing the Template Package
  11. Analyze state-specific pharmacy regulation that allows pharmacy technician to administer vaccination
  12. Use steps provided in this Vaccination Campaign to successfully gain authority with the State in which you practice as a pharmacy technician to administer vaccination

About the Presenters

Dr Ally Dering-Anderson, PharmD, RP, FAPhA
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy

Judy Neville, CPhT, CSPT
Director of Pharmacy Technician Education
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy

Kimberly Battreall, LPN

Donald G. Klepser, PhD, MBA
Professor  & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy

Dr. Keith Olsen, PharMD, FCCP, FCCM
Dean of UNMC College of Pharmacy
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy

Dr. Angela Hawkins, PharmD
Pharmacy Coordinator, Case Management
University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy

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

  1. Click Enroll to Start to gain access to the topic.  This is where you enroll in the course topic & pay.
  2. UNMC College of Pharmacy will email you to give access to online learning.
  3. Complete online quizzes with a score of 100%. You are allowed multiple opportunities to reach this minimum score.
  4. Complete the Skill Demonstration.
  5. You will receive a link to evaluate the activity.  This is your final step to gain 10 CPE.
  6. Transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service. Please allow 4 weeks for the credit to appear in your account.