The Yearly Booster: Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Program

Summary

The 2016 flu season will begin on October 24th, 2016. This program will provide an overview of the policies and procedures for pharmacists participating in the delivery of publicly funded flu vaccine this year. Join Betty as she discusses the policies pharmacists need to be familiar with, and describes this year’s flu vaccine products and their associated recommendation for use based on patient specifics.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how to access and utilize references & resources available for pharmacists administering influenza vaccine
  • Describe policies & procedures including rules & regulations for the publicly funded influenza vaccine program
  • Discuss the epidemiology of influenza
  • Describe the specific influenza vaccines to be administered in the 2016-2017 season in Alberta
  • Understand how to utilize the influenza consent forms

For More Information

Contact Person to Obtain Information and/or Registration:
Person/Position: Susanne Hillebrand
Phone Number: 7809900326
E-Mail: rxa@rxa.ca