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Immunizing pediatric patients: what are the guidelines?

Tara Gallagly, PharmD

Tara Gallagly, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist/Academic Instructor
Medication Review and Academic Detailing
University of Illinois at Chicago










Disclosure (s):
Dr. Gallagly and the reviewers who contributed to this activity have no relevant financial relationships of interest to disclose.

Type of Activity: Knowledge-based

Learning Objectives:
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the development, approval, manufacturing, and monitoring processes of vaccines.
  • Identify available vaccines for children and recommended administration schedule.
  • Discuss the side effects, contraindications, and cautions in vaccines for children as well as common parental concerns.
Target Audience: Pharmacy Technicians Fee: $2.65
Release Date: November 16, 2021 Expiration Date: November 16, 2023
Estimated time to complete: 1.25 hours CE: 1.25 contact hours (0.125 CEUs)

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