Shingles Disease Process and Vaccination for Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

8.00
Online
Elective
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the characteristics of varicella zoster virus, including primary infection and secondary reactivation of the latent virus, complications and treatment.
  • Describe the efficacy, contraindications and precautions, adverse reactions and administration of Zostavax.
  • Discuss the efficacy, contraindications and precautions, adverse reactions and administration of Shingrix.
  • Explain the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for the use of shingles vaccinations.
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Shingles Disease Process and Vaccination for Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

8.00
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the characteristics of varicella zoster virus, including primary infection and secondary reactivation of the latent virus, complications and treatment.
  • Describe the efficacy, contraindications and precautions, adverse reactions and administration of Zostavax.
  • Discuss the efficacy, contraindications and precautions, adverse reactions and administration of Shingrix.
  • Explain the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for the use of shingles vaccinations.