Pharmacists' Role During the COVID-19 Pandemic is organized by American Pharmacists Association (APhA).
Available Until: 3/1/2024
Target Audience: Pharmacists
The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours of CPE credit (0.10 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-21-143-H04-P.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way health care is routinely delivered,with pharmacists taking a lead role in meeting individual patient needs across practice settings. This article will discuss CMS’s updated telehealth regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic and telehealth implementation considerations for pharmacists, and review COVID-19 testing models, diagnostic tests, and a pharmacy-led COVID-19 testing service. And consider clinical considerations for administration, and key counseling pearls rekated to two currently available COVID-19 vaccinations,
At the completion of this activity, pharmacists will be able to:
• Describe CMS's updated telehealth regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic and telehealth implementation considerations for pharmacists.
• Summarize COVID-19 testing models, characteristics of approved diagnostic tests, and practical considerations for establishing a pharmacy-led COVID-19 testing service.
• State the characteristics of the two currently available COVID-19 vaccinations, clinical considerations for administration, and key counseling pearls.
Additional details will be provided as soon as information is available.