Pharmacists must take a proactive role in preventing and managing influenza for their patients, particularly those at higher risk of serious complications from infection. With the expansion of available influenza vaccines, selecting the most appropriate vaccine can be confusing.

This activity is designed to increase the competence of pharmacists in the prevention and management of influenza to effectively and safely manage patients with influenza.


Thomas File Jr, MD MSc, MACP, FIDSA, FCCP

Chair, Infectious Disease
Summa Health System
Akron, Ohio
Professor, Internal Medicine
Master Teacher and Chair, Infectious Disease
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, Ohio View Full Bio



ACPEThe University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

This application-based activity has been assigned UAN 0022-9999-17-012-L01-P and will award 1.00 contact hour (0.100 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Statements of participation will indicate hours and CEUs based on participation and will be issued online at the conclusion of the activity. Successful completion includes signing in at registration, attending the entire session for which credit is claimed, completing the activity evaluation and requesting credit online at conclusion of the activity. Credit will be uploaded to CPE Monitor, and participants may print a statement of credit or transcript from their NABP e-profile. The College complies with the Accreditation Standards for Continuing Pharmacy Education.


This activity is jointly provided by the University of Kentucky and Vemco MedEd, LLC.

Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Sanofi Pasteur.