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Update in COVID-19 and influenza vaccine administration rules in Illinois

Sachin Patel

Sachin Patel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Staff Pharmacist/Clinical Instructor
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy

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

Type of Activity: Knowledge-based

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the importance of increasing access to COVID-19 and influenza immunizations through pharmacies and its impact on public health
  • Discuss the federal guidance (PREP Act) and the IDFPR proclamation for Illinois licensed pharmacy technicians to administer influenza and COVID-19 vaccines
  • Describe the requirements for pharmacy technicians to administer COVID-19 and influenza vaccines in Illinois
Target Audience: Pharmacy Technicians Fee: Free
Release Date: February 11, 2022 Expiration Date: February 11, 2024
Estimated time to complete: 1.0 hour CE: 1.0 contact hour (0.1 CEUs)

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