Pandemic Preparedness and Public Health

Saturday, February 6, 2021 - 1:45-2:15 pm
 

Pandemic Preparedness and Public Health: A Pharmacist Role

The COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted all of us. Public health and pandemic preparedness are now terms that are spoken frequently in daily conversations. Pharmacy teams have been called upon to do more during this pandemic and are more fully recognized as front line healthcare workers and first responders. As therapeutics and preventative vaccines become available, the pharmacy profession needs to answer the call to expand services in the pharmacy setting and be recognized as providers. Attend this session and review the concepts of pandemic preparedness and public health intervention such as vaccinations.
 

 

Learning Objectives - Pharmacists
Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss the concept of pandemic preparedness
  2. Review the pharmacist's role in public health
  3. Analyze the expanded scope of practice for pharmacy professionals authorized during the pandemic
  4. Determine best practices for implementing public health interventions during the pandemic

0.05 CEU/.5 hr
UAN: 0107-0000-21-026-L04-P


Learning Objectives – Pharmacy Technicians
Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss the concept of pandemic preparedness
  2. Analyze the expanded scope of practice for pharmacy professionals authorized during the pandemic
  3. Determine best practices for implementing public health interventions during the pandemic

0.05 CEU/.5 hr
UAN: 0107-0000-21-026-L04-T


Christina Madison, PharmD, FCCP, AAHIVP
Professional Speaker
The Public Health Pharmacist