Pneumococcal Disease

The 80% Challenge

Keys to Success: Capability Opportunity Motivation

As you can see, we were trending in the right direction from 2016 to 2018, but then regressed in 2020. There’s a lot of ground to be made up if we want to reach our goal of 80% by 2025. 

We All Must Step Up

PD Scope of Practice

On October 14th, 2022, to address the primary care crisis in British Columbia the BC ministry of health expanded the scope of pharmacist practice. As a result, pharmacists are much better positioned to address pneumococcal vaccination gaps in their patients. The following community practice scenarios leverage current scope of practice, clinical pneumococcal vaccination guidelines and BC pharmacare reimbursement policies as of Oct 2022.

Presentation Slides

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March Immunization and Antiviral presentation

Date: March 30, 2022
Presenter: Ajit Johal BSP RPh BCPP CTH

BC Expanded Scope Pneumoccocal Presentation

Date: Nov 22, 2022
Presenter: Ajit Johal BSP RPh BCPP CTH

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