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2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHCY 118 - Immunization

Cr Hrs: 1 (1-0-0)

This required course prepares student pharmacists to assume the role of a vaccine advocate and vaccine provider. The course consists of an 12-hour self-study learning program, which provides in- depth knowledge on implementing a pharmacy immunization program, clinical as well as practical considerations of vaccine administration, and a guide to reference books published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The second part consists of highly interactive didactic and laboratory classes designed to reinforce the self-study material. This combined program addresses areas of immunization needs, compensation, marketing, legal and regulatory issues, and injection-technique training. At conclusion of the course the student pharmacist will be certified by the American Pharmacists Association to administer Immunizations.

Grade Mode: Pass/Fail
Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
Location offered: Memphis
Prerequisites: CPR certification
Term offered: Spring

Spring - Instructor of Record: Chasity M. Shelton

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