Pharmacy Association to Hold Continuing Education Program at D’Youville
Event is designed for both pharmacists and other healthcare professionals
Buffalo, New York – August 17, 2016 – The Pharmacists Association of Western New York will hold a continuing education program titled “Adult Immunization Update for Pharmacists — 2016” Wednesday evening, September 7 at the D’Youville College School of Pharmacy. It is designed for both pharmacists and other healthcare professionals.
The program will begin with comments and introductions by Dr. Gale R. Burstein, MD, MPH, FAAP, Commissioner of Health for Erie County.
Dr. Martin Mahoney, MD, PhD, of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute will present the program that will update the epidemiology of influenza among adults and highlight recommendations from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) regarding use of the 2016-17 influenza vaccine products.
Also on the program are the description of the burden of pertussis disease implementation of ACIP recommendations for use of Tdap and Td vaccines; identifying the issue of pneumococcal disease among adults and understanding updated ACIP recommendations regarding use of both the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV-23) and pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV-13); and identifying credible resources for additional information regarding use of vaccines.
The D’Youville School of Pharmacy is located in the D’Youville Academic Center off of the Fargo Avenue parking lot located between Porter Avenue and Connecticut Street.
Registration is at 6:00 PM, a hot buffet dinner will be available at 6:15 and the program starts at 7:00. For additional information call 716-564-0860.
Additionally, all preceptors for the School of Pharmacy are cordially invited to attend a one-hour orientation session for experiential education rotations prior to the PAWNY CE on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM. Please RSVP to 716-564-0860, if interested.