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Vaccines for COVID-19 : A Q&A Discussion

The two vaccines against Covid-19 which have received emergency use authorization in the US, utilize messenger-RNA technology. In this interactive question and answer session, the mechanism of action of these vaccines as well as their efficacy and safety profiles will be discussed. Furthermore, consideration of the use of mRNA vaccines in special patient populations will be reviewed.

Collaborative Practice Agreement Certification

This program meets the requirements outlined in Section 465.1865, Florida Statutes for pharmacists who wish to enter into a collaborative practice agreement with a supervising physician in the State of Florida. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will earn a certificate of achievement from the University of Florida Office of Continuing Pharmacy Education. Visit the Florida Board of Pharmacy website to learn more about pharmacist requirements to enter into a Collaborative Practice Agreement.

Test and Treat Certification

This program meets the requirements outlined in Section 465.1895, Florida Statutes related to testing or screening for and treatment of minor, nonchronic health conditions. This section states that a pharmacist may test or screen for and treat minor, nonchronic health conditions within the framework of an established written protocol with a supervising physician licensed under chapter 458 or chapter 459. For purposes of this section, a minor, nonchronic health condition is typically a short-term condition that is generally managed with minimal treatment or self-care.

Precision Medicine in Oncology Update

This program will focus on the emerging trends and hot topics in precision medicine for oncology. Current testing and clinical trial designs will be discussed with leading experts in the field discussing what the future holds. Content is based on the Precision Medicine Conference hosted February 2020.

APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery

The purpose of this certificate training program is to prepare pharmacists with comprehensive knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to provide immunization services to patients across the life span.

Human Trafficking in Pharmacies

This continuing Education program will provide guidance to practicing pharmacists and pharmacy technicians on the recognition of human trafficking and what subsequent action steps can be taken to best support victims of trafficking.

Preventing Medication Errors: A Guide for the Pharmacist

Medication errors and preventable adverse events remain a leading cause of death in the United States. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are key members of the healthcare team who should understand the risks of medication errors and strategies to prevent them.