Role of community pharmacies/pharmacists in vaccine delivery in the United States

APhA Chief Strategy Officer Mitchel Rothholz provides overview of profession’s immunization activities to ACIP.

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On June 20, 2013, APhA Chief Strategy Officer Mitchel Rothholz, BSPharm, MBA, provided an overview of the profession’s immunization activities, to the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The presentation covers the history and focus of pharmacy-based immunizations, developing “immunization neighborhoods,” and training of immunizing pharmacists. Also included in the presentation are slides related to the following:

  • Immunization process of care
  • Legal and regulatory considerations and barriers
  • Scope of immunization activities
  • Best practices
  • Documentation and communication processes
  • Innovations
  • What is on the horizon for pharmacists’ immunization activities