Accreditation Information

CPE

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 0022-0000-18-196-L01-P and will award 4.00 contact hours (0.400 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.

Needs Statement

New regulations from Board of Pharmacy authorize pharmacists to provide protocol-driven care for influenza. Education and training are required by the Board before pharmacists can implement the new protocols.

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Explain Kentucky regulations and requirements that enable protocol-driven care
2. Discuss practical applications and implementation strategies for protocol-driven patient care services in the community pharmacy
3. Utilizing the differential diagnosis process:
4. Recognize the clinical presentation of influenza and other common illnesses with similar signs and symptoms
5. Assess patient-reported symptomatic complaints and formulate differential diagnoses related to influenza
6. Demonstrate the process of “ruling-in and ruling-out” diagnoses with the course instructor
7. Appropriately determine when nasal swab testing for influenza is or is not indicated
8. Demonstrate correct technical performance of nasal swab testing
9. Apply principles of sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive value, correctly interpret results of nasal swab testing
10. Recommend appropriate treatment for acute influenza infection
11. Establish a documentation process for protocol-driven care

Target Audience

KY Pharmacists

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, speakers, authors, and reviewers involved with content development for continuing education activities provided by the University of Kentucky are expected to disclose any real or perceived conflict of interest related to the content of the activity. Detailed disclosures will be included in participant materials or given prior to the start of the activity.