Travel Health: A Focus on Hepatitis A and B - Ordre des pharmaciens du Québec (OPQ)

Duration

1

Profession

Pharmacy

# of Credits

1.0

Accreditation

OPQ

Expiry Date

2020-04-24

This program supports pharmacists in understanding this responsibility and being aware of the necessary elements of an appropriate pre-travel consultation with a focus on hepatitis A and B.

This continuing education activity has been accredited by l'Ordre des Pharmaciens du Quebec, which will grant 1 CEU to pharmacists who have completed it successfully. OPQ Activity Number: 7219

  • Betty Golightly, BSc. Pharm., R.Ph
  • Sarah Snobelen, BScPhm, RPh
  • Moe Abdallah, BSc., BSc. Pharm., R.Ph.

After successful completion of the program, the participant will be able to:

  1. Discuss the hepatitis A and B viruses and their impact on patients’ lives
  2. Differentiate among the available hepatitis A and B vaccines
  3. Describe the benefits of hepatitis A and B vaccination for travellers
  4. Provide counselling about hepatitis A and B to patients travelling outside of Canada


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