TORONTO, Feb. 8 /CNW/ - The Immunization Competencies Education Program
on www.AdvancingPractice.com was recently approved by the Alberta College of Pharmacists.
There are three components that, together, meet the standards of the
"Guidelines and Criteria for Injection and Immunization Continuing
Education Programs for Alberta Pharmacists":
"Immunization Certificate Education Program" (CCCEP file number
1066-2010-092-I-P, 14.5 CEU);
"Immunization Competencies Education Program. Practical Administration
of Injections" (CCCEP file number 1129-2011-198-B-P , 4 CEU); and
"Immunization Competencies Education Program - Alberta Guidelines
Module" (ACP file number AB11-001, 1 CEU).
Pharmacists who successfully complete all three components may apply to
the Alberta College of Pharmacists (ACP) for authorization to
administer drugs by injection. Interested pharmacists are encouraged to
visit the ACP website for more information.
About Immunization Competencies Education Program
Developed by the Canadian Paediatric Society, the Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada, the Immunization Competencies Education Program (ICEP) provides
participants with an in-depth review of the Immunization Competencies
for Health Professionals and training required by
ICEP consists of 14 CCCEP-accredited online learning modules with an
optional practical 4-hour live training component. Mirroring the
reality of frontline providers, these 14 modules have been developed
and reviewed by an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and
Developed in collaboration with Canadian medical societies, Canadian
health associations, government health agencies and acclaimed health
specialists, Advancing Practice programs offer a wealth of information to participants seeking to build
their knowledge, broaden their skills and advance their practice.
As with all sites within the mdBriefCase Inc. group (www.mdBriefCase.com, www.rxBriefCase.com, www.AdvancingIn.com, www.mdPassport.com, and www.rxPassport.ca), Advancing Practice promises highly relevant, in-depth education
accessible to all healthcare professionals.
mdBriefCase Inc. has proudly offered accredited online CHE programs for
over 10 years.
For further information:
Sara Squires at 416.488.5500 x 223