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CE Webinar: Zika for Pharmacists: Basics, Prevention and Opportunities
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CE Webinar: Zika for Pharmacists: Basics, Prevention and Opportunities

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When: Thursday, June 22, 2017
12 to 1 PM
Where: Webinar
Access instructions provided upon registration
United States
Presenter: Jordan R Covvey, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Administration, Duquesne Univers
Contact: Sara Powers
(717) 234-6151 x. 2

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Zika for Pharmacists: Basics, Prevention and Opportunities

originally presented at PPA's 2017 Mid-Year Conference


This session will discuss key clinical aspects of the Zika virus and the current epidemiological status of the virus across the world. Additionally, the session will guide pharmacists to make patient-focused recommendations for prevention and to provide general education for the public.


Jordan R Covvey, PharmD, PhD, BCPS, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Administration, Duquesne University School of Pharmacy

Dr. Covvey earned her PharmD at the University of Kentucky, followed by completion of a PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, VA. She subsequently passed her board certification in pharmacotherapy and was awarded a Fulbright Award to pursue her PhD studies at the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences in Glasgow, Scotland, with a focus in medicines utilization improvement. In her current role at Duquesne, she has teaching responsibilities for the professional program in public health/epidemiology, the American healthcare system and global health curricula, as well as in healthcare database techniques for graduate students. Her scholarship focus is in the use of electronic medical records and other health outcomes methodologies used to promote quality improvement in prescribing and medicines use.


Target Audience: All pharmacists

CE Credit: 1 Contact Hour (0.1 CEUs)

Program Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to
1. Analyze the history, characteristics and sequelae of the Zika virus
2. Describe the current status of Zika virus in reference to public health guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization
3. Discuss methods to prevent acquisition of Zika virus
4. Identify opportunities for educating vulnerable patients on the Zika virus and other related travel health considerations
Schedule: 11:55 AM to 12:00 PM - Attendees log in
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM - CE Program
Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Cost: PPA Members - Free
Non-Members - $30
   *Requests for cancellation refunds must be submitted to PPA at least one day in advance of the webinar. All refunds will be subject to a $5 administrative fee.
UAN: 0159-0000-17-005-L01-P
Requirements to receive credit: Participants must attend the entire program and complete an online evaluation survey within one week. PPA must have your CPE Monitor ID and birthday on file to issue credit.

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The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

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