Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Adults

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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) affects both children and adults; however, much of the information readily available focuses on infection in children and infants. This program will identify the disease spread, clinical presentation, treatment, and prevention of RSV in adult patients.

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Course Information

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacist

Nurse Practitioner

Nurse

Author
Cara Brock
PharmD, Managing Editor
Knowledge Level

General Overview

This activity will apply to a broad range of learning needs/pharmacy settings. It may include common disease state/therapy overivews and/or general pharmacy needs such as medication errors, immunizations, or law topics.

Learning Objectives

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

  • Describe the spread, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection
  • Identify the patient populations at the highest risk for severe RSV
  • Determine which patients are eligible to receive an RSV vaccination
  • Recognize proper supportive care recommendations and understand when to refer patients for acute care

Pharmacist

Pharmacist

  • Describe the spread, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection
  • Identify the patient populations at the highest risk for severe RSV
  • Determine which patients are eligible to receive an RSV vaccination
  • Recognize proper supportive care recommendations and understand when to refer patients for acute care

Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner

  • Describe the spread, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection
  • Identify the patient populations at the highest risk for severe RSV
  • Determine which patients are eligible to receive an RSV vaccination
  • Recognize proper supportive care recommendations and understand when to refer patients for acute care

Nurse

Nurse

  • Describe the spread, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection
  • Identify the patient populations at the highest risk for severe RSV
  • Determine which patients are eligible to receive an RSV vaccination
  • Recognize proper supportive care recommendations and understand when to refer patients for acute care

Course Accreditation

  • Activity Type:
  • CE Broker
    1111938
  • Universal Activity Number:
    Nurse Practitioner : 0798-0000-23-278-H01
    Pharmacy Technician : 0798-0000-23-278-H01-T
    Pharmacist : 0798-0000-23-278-H01-P
    Nurse : 0798-0000-23-278-H01-N
PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

Credit for this program is issued by passing the final test hosted at www.RxConsultant.com with a score of 70% or higher.

Technology Requirements

  • Hardware Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
  • Software Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
  • Network Requirements
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
Computer sharing is NOT permitted due to accreditation guidelines on activity monitoring. Credit is earned by one user per device.