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PHARMACY TECHNICIAN IMMUNIZATION ADMINISTRATION TRAINING

This 3 hour CE meets the requirements of Kentucky Emergency Administration Regulation 201 KAR 002:410, allowing pharmacy technicians to administer immunizations to individuals ages 3 years and older. This training includes a 2 hour CE self-paced learning module and a 1 hour CE hands-on injection technique check-off that can be assessed by any immunization certified pharmacist. Registration Options 1-2 do not include required CPR training (only Option 3 includes this). 

 

Completion of both the 2 hour CE self-paced module and the 1 hour CE technique check-off meets the HHS Guidance for a practical training program approved by ACPE for technician immunization administration. Please check individual state requirements for definition of a qualified pharmacy technician. 

Price

Option I: $49

  • Includes Self-Paced Learning Module. 
  • Trainee is responsible for completing technique check-off with immunization certified pharmacist.
  • Trainee must provide the name, email, and phone number of the immunization certified pharmacist who will verify the Injection Technique Check-Off at the time of Registration.  
  • Register here.

Option 1 + Immunization Kit: $79 

  • Includes Self-Paced Learning Module.  
  • Includes supplies needed for Injection Technique Check-Off (including postage and handling). Immunization Kits are shipped within 1-week of registration.
  • Trainee is responsible for completing Injection Technique Check-Off  with immunization certified pharmacist.
  • Trainee must provide the name, email, and phone number of the immunization certified pharmacist who will verify the Injection Technique Check-Off at the time of Registration.  
  • Register here.


Option II: $89

  • Includes Self-Paced Learning Module
  • Technique check-off is completed with Sullivan University Faculty in Louisville, KY. All supplies are included.
  • Learners will be notified of upcoming Injection Technique Check-Off dates upon registration. 
  • Register here.


Option III: $129

  • Includes Self-Paced Learning Module
  • Technique check-off is completed with Sullivan University Faculty in Louisville, KY. All supplies are included.
  • Includes American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) training (includes on-line training + skills check-off at Sullivan University in Louisville, KY)
  • Learners will be notified of upcoming Injection Technique Check-Off and BLS Skills Check-Off dates upon registration.
  • Register here.

 
Group and alumni discounts are available.

For questions, please contact wellness@sullivan.eduInquiries will be answered within 2 business days. 

 

AMERICAN PHARMACISTS ASSOCIATION ADVANCED TRAINING PROGRAMS



IMMUNIZATION CERTIFICATION COURSE

APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program is based on national educational standards for immunization training from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This practice-based curriculum represents a fusion of science and clinical pharmacy. The program, which emphasizes a health care team approach, seeks to foster the implementation of interventions that will promote disease prevention and public health. The purpose of this certificate training program is to prepare pharmacists with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to provide immunization services to patients across the life span. Next offering will be Friday, April 16, 2021. At Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, we are making every effort to get as many immunizers trained as possible in this pandemic environment. With APhA’s approval, we are conducting Off-Site Injection Technique Assessment for the April 16th training to accommodate as many learners as possible. All learners must still attend the LIVE online session on Friday April 16th and will perform the Injection Technique Assessment with an immunizing pharmacist in their area.

 

Register here.  

 

DIABETES CERTIFICATION COURSE

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) developed The Pharmacist and Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Certificate Training Program, an educational experience designed to equip pharmacists with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to provide effective, evidence-based diabetes care. The program provides comprehensive instruction in current diabetes concepts and standards of care and incorporates case studies and hands-on skills training focused on the situations most likely to be encountered—as well as the services most needed—in community and ambulatory care practice settings. Participants will gain experience evaluating and adjusting drug therapy regimens for patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, counseling patients about lifestyle interventions, analyzing and interpreting self-monitoring of blood glucose results, and assessing the overall health status of patients to identify needed monitoring and interventions. No upcoming courses are scheduled at this time.  

 

MTM CERTIFICATION COURSE

APhA’s Delivering Medication Therapy Management Services certificate training program (4th Edition) presents a systematic approach for developing, implementing, delivering, and sustaining MTM services. It includes an overview of the marketplace for delivering MTM services, guidance for implementing MTM services in pharmacy practice, a review of the essential skills and knowledge needed for performing MTM successfully, and an organized process for identifying medication-related problems. The purpose of this certificate training program is to prepare pharmacists to improve medication use through the delivery of MTM services in a variety of practice settings. No upcoming courses are scheduled at this time.

 

Continuing Education Training for KY Board of Pharmacy Approved Protocols



See the latest and most up-to-date catalog listing of Sullivan University Kentucky Board of Pharmacy-Authorized protocol trainings here.

Introduction to KY Board-Approved Protocols

This 1-hour interactive home-study module was designed to equip pharmacists to provide expanded services under a board-authorized protocol. This module reviews available board-authorized protocols currently approved by the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy and addresses implementation and planning considerations when adding a service in a pharmacy. This module will guide the learner through the necessary documentation, education and forms that are required per the protocol regulation. Best practices in creating a business plan and workflow integration will be shared. Finally, the learner will briefly examine differential diagnosis and tips for creating an effective patient encounter. Registration and continuing Education details and requirements for completion are provided here. CE is provided by the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Office of Lifelong Professional Development.

 

Essentials of the KY Board-Authorized Allergic Rhinitis Protocol

As a result of regulation 201 KAR 2:380, pharmacists in Kentucky can now initiate the dispensing of non-controlled medications and other professional services via a prescriber-approved board-authorized protocol. In an effort to transform and advance pharmacy within our state, this training specifies the criteria and procedures for pharmacist(s) to initiate the dispensing of medications for symptomatic relief of allergic rhinitis under the Kentucky Board Approved Protocol for Pharmacist Dispensing of Allergic Rhinitis Therapies. Registration and continuing Education details and requirements for completion are provided here. CE is provided by the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Office of Lifelong Professional Development.

 

Essentials of the KY Board-Authorized Tobacco Cessation Protocol

As a result of newly approved regulation (201 KAR 2:380), pharmacists in Kentucky can now initiate the dispensing of non-controlled medications and other professional services via a prescriber-approved board-authorized protocol. In an effort to transform and advance pharmacy within our state, this training module provides practicing pharmacists an overview of the KY board-authorized tobacco cessation protocol. This 1-hour interactive home-study module for pharmacists, in combination with the 3-hour live CE course Implementation Models and Skills Check for the KY Board-Authorized Tobacco Cessation Protocol, will satisfy the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy protocol training requirements. Continuing Education details and requirements for completion are provided here. CE is provided by the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Office of Lifelong Professional Development.

 

Implementation Models and Skills Check for the KY Board-Authorized Tobacco Cessation Protocol

In this 3-hour live session, pharmacists will explore how to 1) Screen patients to identify whether they are candidates for the pharmacist-directed tobacco cessation treatment; 2) Provide effective patient education regarding tobacco cessation therapies including motivation for quitting, drug information, nicotine withdrawal, and preventing relapse; 3) Recommend a nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) product considering patient-specific factors and preferences; and 4) Document tobacco cessation patient encounters. Continuing Education details and requirements for completion are provided in the link. CE is provided by the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Office of Lifelong Professional Development. No upcoming courses are scheduled at this time.

 

 

KENTUCKY BOARD AUTHORIZED TUBERCULIN SKIN TESTING (ONE- AND TWO-STEP) PROTOCOLS

This training provides practicing pharmacists the required knowledge and skills to implement the KY board-authorized tuberculin skin testing protocols. This training includes a 1-hour interactive home-study module and a 3-hour live CE course. The home study provides pharmacists an overview of protocol requirements and the Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) method. The 3-hour live session, pharmacists will: 1) Administer simulated Mantoux TSTs using normal saline; 2) Read and interpret results of simulated TSTs; and 3) Discuss strategies for TST service integration into workflow. CE is provided by the Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Office of Lifelong Professional Development. No upcoming courses are scheduled at this time.

PGY1 PHARMACY RESIDENCY



Sullivan University College of Pharmacy (SU COPHS) is proud to offer a PGY1 Residency affiliated with The Center for Health & Wellness. This program has an emphasis on ambulatory care and academia. The resident will practice with SU COPHS faculty in their areas of expertise, as well as other community members dedicated to exceptional patient care. This program is accredited by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. View Pharmacy Residency Here.