In a Community Pharmacy track session titled “Know the Facts: Annual Immunization Update,”  taking place on Saturday, March 19, at 2:30 pm, Stephan Foster, PharmD, FAPhA, CAPT (Ret) U.S.P.H.S., Consultant, Atoka, Tennessee, and Jeffery Goad, PharmD, MPH, associate dean of academic affairs Chapman University School of Pharmacy Irvine, California, will describe how immunizations have taken center stage throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Session attendees will receive the latest updates on immunization best practices, both COVID-19-related as well as non–COVID-related, from the most respected immunization experts in pharmacy.

Learning Objectives:

• Identify and apply important recent changes to the immunization schedules for adults and children in the United States.
• Outline specific immunization recommendations for special populations, including immunocompromised individuals and pregnant women.
• Discuss the epidemiology of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States.
• Summarize information about the safety and effectiveness of recently licensed vaccines.

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