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CE Information

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Program Description
Data have shown that the use of antiviral treatment in the early stages of influenza can decrease the duration of fever and illness symptoms and can even lessen the risk of complications associated with influenza. New drug approvals create opportunities to effectively and safely treat influenza. Pharmacists should identify patients who may have influenza or who are at a high risk and be able to manage these patients’ influenza to diminish associated complications, hospitalizations, and mortality rates.

Target Audience: Retail Pharmacists

Type of Activity: Application

Educational Objectives
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Explore the etiology, pathophysiology and patient populations at high risk for influenza-related complications
  • Explain the mechanisms of action and adverse effect profiles of available and recently approved antivirals for the treatment of the influenza virus
  • Identify the role of the community pharmacist in educating patients about the available and recently approved antivirals for treatment of the influenza virus

No additional fee is required to attend this CPE-accredited symposium activity; however, registration to APhA2019 is required.

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Faculty Presenters

James Lewis, PharmD, FIDSA
Clinical Supervisor for Infectious Disease
Portland, Oregon

Carrie Koenigsfeld, PharmD
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacy Practice
Drake University
College of Pharmacy
Johnston, Iowa

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Time*: 6:00 AM – 6:30 AM (Registration & Breakfast) | 6:30 AM – 8:00 AM (Main Session)
*Pacific Time

Grand Hyatt Seattle
721 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101
Room: Leonesa Ballroom I, II, III

A Satellite Symposium to be conducted in conjunction with APhA2019. Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) under the ACPE universal activity number 0290-0000-19-013-L01-P. The activity is available for CE credit for March 24, 2019.

Obtaining Credit
All participants who attended the live symposium need to log on to their Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ account on to complete an online evaluation form and request their credit. Credit must be requested no later than May 24, 2019.


Faculty disclosures will be provided prior to the presentation.

The following contributors have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose:

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™
Planning Staff – Jim Palatine, RPh, MBA; Maryjo Dixon, RPh; Olivia Mastrodonato; Marisa Fennekohl; Susan Pordon; and Brianna Winters.

An anonymous peer reviewer is used as part of content validation and conflict resolution. The peer reviewer has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
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