Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services is an innovative and interactive advanced competency training (ACT) program that explores the pharmacist’s role in providing travel health services to patients. This application-based activity is the first step for pharmacists interested in learning the essential skills necessary to successfully provide travel health services.
Program pre-requisite: Pharmacists who have completed the APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program and received a Certificate of Achievement or have previously completed an immunization training program and are authorized to provide immunizations in the state in which they practice.
There are two components to the Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services advanced competency training (ACT) program:
Self-Study Learning Objectives
After completing the modules, pharmacists will be able to:
Live Seminar Learning Objectives
After completing the live seminar, pharmacists will be able to:
Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Information
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The self-study learning portion of the Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services advanced competency training program is approved for 6 hours (0.60 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-9999-16-111-H01-P). The live training seminar is approved for 4 hours (0.40 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN 0202-9999-16-112-L01-P).
Activity Type: Application-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists who have completed the APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program and received a Certificate of Achievement or have previously completed an immunization training program and are authorized to provide immunizations in the state in which they practice.
Release Date: June 1, 2016
Expiration Date: June 1, 2019
Learning Level: 3 – Substantial knowledge of and experience in the subject area of immunization is required, no prior knowledge in travel health is required.
To earn Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) Credit and/or a Certificate of Completion, participants must meet all the following requirements:
Once credit is claimed, Statements of Credit will be available online within 24 hours on the participant’s CPE Monitor profile at www.nabp.net. The Certificate of Achievement will be available online upon successful completion of the activity requirements. This will be made available on the participant’s “My Training” page on www.pharmacist.com
Pharmacy-Based Travel Health Services was developed by the American Pharmacists Association and supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Novartis Vaccines. APhA would also like to acknowledge Walgreens for its financial contribution to the development of this advanced competency training.
Technology requirements and suggestions for a better learning experience.
Computer and Internet access is required to complete this activity. Please visit our webpage to view the System Requirements for the technology requirements.
APhA’s learning activities are designed with multimedia which is best experienced while using a PC or Mac that is equipped with the hardware and software components described above. Although activities may also be viewed using portable devices, it is not recommended.
If your company or organization is interested in offering this advanced competency program to its pharmacists or student pharmacists, please contact our education department firstname.lastname@example.org.