Technicians - The Flu Stops Here:
Enabling Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians to Join the Fight - Recorded at 2018 ICHP Annual Meeting for Open Access Home Study

Pharmacy Technicians

Subject Description

This program reviews the impact of the influenza virus and vaccines, including: data on vaccine effectiveness; evidence on strategies optimizing vaccination rates; factors in product selection of vaccines; and vaccine and antiviral therapies in clinical scenarios.

All speaker conflicts (listed on the handout) were resolved through peer review. Any planning committee conflicts were noted and resolved as well. To receive credit, participants must complete the pre-test, post-test and a program evaluation. This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sanofi Pasteur U.S.

Create an account on to complete this program for credit. You will submit your NABP eProfile info, take a pre-test, view the video, take a post-test, and SUBMIT for credit. Follow the steps outlined in the right hand column status box as you move through each step. REMEMBER to click the “Go to Next Step” button at the bottom of the page after completing each step. After completing all the steps, click on REPORT CE to submit your credit to CPE Monitor. You will see a submission confirmation after you have successfully completed the program.

When successfully completed, your credit is reported to CPE Monitor and will be visible in your CPE Monitor account within 24-48 hours. Log in to your CPE Monitor account to view or print an official statement of credit for this program.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review information regarding the impact of influenza and influenza vaccine on patient outcomes
  2. Describe strategies to improve knowledge and awareness regarding influenza and the vaccine
  3. Explain the proper storage and handling of influenza vaccine
  4. List antiviral options available for the management of influenza

Target Audience

This program has been developed for pharmacy technicians working in the health-system and related pharmacy settings.

Activity Type


Authors / Speakers

Michael D. Hogue, PharmD, FAPhA
Associate Dean, Center for Faith and Health; Professor of Pharmacy
College of Health Sciences, Samford University

Dennis Williams, PharmD, BCPS, AE-C
Vice Chair for Professional Education and Practice; Associate Professor
Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics School of Pharmacy
University of North Carolina

Additional Information

This activity is provided by the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists. The Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

ACPE: 0121-0000-18-099-H06-T
Contact Hours: 1.75
CEUs: 0.175
Presented at: Nov 14, 2018
Expires On: Nov 14, 2019 at 12:00 am CT the day of

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education


The Flu Stops Here - Special ICHP Home Study Program - November 14, 2018 to November 14, 2019

Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists

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