Respiratory Viruses Update - Webinar

Hosted by USask CPE and featuring speakers from medSask, DPEBB, SCPP, and PAS this webinar reviews the eligibility criteria and standards of practice for administering COVID-19 and influenza vaccines during the Fall 2023 campaign, as well as guideline updates for pharmacist prescribing of COVID-19 and influenza anti-viral treatments in Saskatchewan. RSV vaccine is also discussed.

Webinar Details

Accreditation: Accredited by USask CPE for 1.0 CEUs

Target Audience: Pharmacy professionals in Saskatchewan

Format: Online Webinar

Date: Recorded on Tuesday, September 26th, 2023

Hosted by: USask Continuing Pharmacy Education

Presented by:

  • Kelly Kizlyk, BSP - medSask
  • Myla Bulych, BSP - Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Branch, Ministry of Health (DPEBB)
  • Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals (SCPP)
  • Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan (PAS)

Learning Objectives

At the end of this session participants will be able to:
  1. Outline updates to COVID-19 and Influenza vaccine availability and eligibility criteria as well as the Fall immunization campaign in Saskatchewan.
  2. Describe eligibility criteria and standards of practice for:
    • influenza antiviral prescribing
    • COVID-19 antiviral prescribing
    • RSV vaccine prescribing and administration
  3. Identify helpful resources for more information on respiratory virus vaccine administration, prescribing, and treatment.
  4. Summarize provincial drug billing procedures for respiratory virus prescribing and vaccine administration.