Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery

A Certificate Program for Pharmacists

January 30th, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Location: 1350 Browning Rd, Columbia, SC 29210
Contact: Lauren Palkowski,, 803.354.9977

APhA’s Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program prepares pharmacists with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to provide immunization services to patients across the lifespan.

Course is held from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with registration beginning at 7:30 AM, at the SCPhA Office, 1350 Browning Road in Columbia, SC. Breakfast, lunch and snacks are included with your registration. Due to the self-study portion of this program, all registrations must be received no later than 10 business days prior to the start of the course.

Registration Cost

SCPhA and APhA Members$349

Program Objectives

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    Educate pharmacists about:

    • The impact of vaccines on public health.
    • Pharmacists’ roles in immunization.
    • Immunologic principles of vaccine development and immunizations.
    • Vaccine-preventable diseases and the vaccines used to prevent them.
    • Strategies for improving immunization rates.
    • Requirements for pharmacists who provide immunization services.

    Prepare pharmacists to:

    • Read an immunization schedule and identify appropriate vaccines for individuals across the life span and with special needs.
    • Educate patients about the benefits of vaccines and dispel myths about vaccines.
    • Safely administer vaccines to patients via subcutaneous, intramuscular, intranasal, and intradermal routes.
    • Operate an immunization service in compliance with legal and regulatory standards.
    • Partner with immunization stakeholders to promote immunizations and the immunization neighborhood.

    Direct pharmacists to resources necessary to:

    • Promote public health through immunizations.
    • Access regularly updated information about vaccines and their use.
    • Effectively communicate with patients and other stakeholders about resources.
    • Operate an immunization service in compliance with legal and regulatory standards.
    • For a complete list of learning objectives for the self-study and live seminar, please visit APhA’s website.


Kelly Clark, PharmD

Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacy Practice, Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy

Tiffaney Threatt, BSPharm, PharmD, CDCES, BC-ADM

Associate Professor | Director of PCSP Wellness Center, Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist, Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy

Accreditation Information

The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The home-study portion of the Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program is approved for 12 contact hours (1.2 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN  0202-9999-20-179-H06-P). The live training seminar is approved for 8 contact hours (0.8 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-9999-20-180-L06-P).

Initial Release Date: March 20, 2020

Expiration date: March 20, 2023 – PLEASE NOTE:  NO Home Study credit granted after this date; Live Credit can only be granted within 60 days from the day of the seminar attended.

Activity Completion Requirements

To obtain credit for “Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery” complete home study activities, complete both home study and final assessments with a grade of 70% or better, attend the live seminar, successfully complete the injection technique assessment, complete the evaluation, and CLAIM credit. To obtain credit, the Learner must CLAIM credit once each component is completed. Once credit is claimed, Transcripts of CPE will be available online within 24 hours on the Learner’s CPE Monitor profile.  The Certificate of Achievement will be available online upon successful completion of the necessary activity requirements on the participant’s “My Training” page on

Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery: A Certificate Training Program for Pharmacists was developed by the American Pharmacists Association. © 2017 by the American Pharmacists Association.

Cancellation Policy

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    Due to policies and fees dictated by APhA, no refund will be given once the participant has redeemed the online program code. Additionally, APhA dictates that the following fees apply to the program.

    • If the participant has redeemed the online program code but fails to complete either the self-study or the live component of the program, the participant will not receive credit for participation in the program, will not receive a certificate of completion, and will be required to register for a later program, pay an additional registration fee, and retake the program at a later date.
    • Once the participant has redeemed the online program code, the participant shall be responsible for all activity thereafter. If a participant redeems a code, or redeems a code more than once, the participant will be charged a fee for each code redeemed.
    • If the participant has redeemed the online program code but fails to complete the final exam within 14 following the live seminar, the participant will be charged a $25 fee per request to gain reentry into the APhA online system.
    • Refunds less a $50 handling charge will be issued for written cancellation requests received by SCPhA no later than two weeks before the program date. If a cancellation is received within two weeks of the program date, OR if the online program code has already been redeemed, no refund will be issued. If the required minimum number of registrants is not met SCPhA reserves the right to cancel the program, in which case, full refunds will be made to all registrants.