Pediatric Immunizations: The Schedule and Beyond

About the Course 
Understanding immunizations is essential for providing care to any pediatric patient. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides recommendations for routine scheduling and special circumstances, but this schedule may become complex in patients with delayed immunizations or comorbidities. This course outlines routine and non-routine immunization recommendations for the pediatric population, addressing safety concerns and highlighting information on the targeted disease state.

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify routine immunizations recommended for infants, children, and adolescents
  • Recommend non-routine pediatric immunizations for special populations and travel
  • Recognize vaccine contraindications and report clinically significant adverse events secondary to vaccines
About the Author
SME: Danielle McDonald, PharmD, BCPPS, is a pediatric clinical pharmacy specialist at Cooper University Health Care (CUHC) and an adjunct professor at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. After graduation, she completed a post-graduate year (PGY) -1 pharmacy practice residency at Atlantic Health System followed by a PGY-2 Pediatric Pharmacotherapy residency at Rutgers University. Dr. McDonald’s clinical practice areas include pediatric intensive care, neonatal intensive care, and general pediatrics. She chairs the pediatric pharmacy and therapeutics subcommittee at CUHC and is actively involved in creating hospital-based guidelines, educating medical professionals, and writing peer-reviewed publications.

 How to Receive Credit
  • Watch the entire presentation which requires a 3-hour commitment of time.
  • Complete a mandatory test (a passing score of 75% is required). Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
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The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
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Accreditations and Approvals
Colibri Healthcare, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. (Provider #0607). Your hours will be reported to CPE Monitor within 10 business days after course completion. Colibri Healthcare, LLC is also approved through the Florida Board of Pharmacy (Provider #50-4007).

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