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Recommendations on the Prevention and Management of Influenza
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When: Thursday, October 19, 2017
5:00 PM
Where: Marillac Terrace, St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, New York 
United States
Contact: 800-632-8822

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The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York

Bangladeshi American Pharmacists Society (BAPA)

Italian American Pharmacists Society (IPS)

New York City Pharmacist Society (NYCPS)

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When: Thursday, October 19, 2017 Happy Hour:  5:00 – 6:00 PM
Where: Nikko Sushi & Bar, 177-21 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows, NY 11366

Registration for CE Program: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
CE Program Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Where: Marillac Terrace, St. John’s University (parking at the soccer field lot, gates 3 & 4)

Recommendations on the Prevention & Management of Influenza

Presented by Joseph Etzel, BS Phm, PharmD

Dr. Etzel is a double alumnus of St. John’s University having earned his undergraduate degree in 1988 and Doctor of Pharmacy Degree in 1990. Following his graduate studies, he completed a residency focusing on infectious diseases and pharmacokinetics at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, NY. He joined the faculty of St. John’s in 1991 as a clinical faculty practitioner in the areas of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. In 2001, he joined the Office of the Dean as Assistant Dean for Pharmacy Student Affairs.

Learning Objectives:

  1. List and summarize the current recommendations on the use of vaccines for the prevention of influenza;
  2. Identify the agents currently recommended for the management of influenza in terms of efficacy and toxicity;
  3. Describe specific patient cases to determine what therapy, if any, is indicated in the management of the infection;
  4. State the rationale for avoiding the routine use of antiviral agents for the prevention of influenza. 

UAN: 0170-9999-17-084-L06-P
2 contact hours 
Knowledge Based Activity
Target Audience: Pharmacists 
Initial Release Date: 10/19/2017 


The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

Please RSVP today, attendance is limited.

Non-members - $40.00

This activity is brought to you as a member benefit of the Bangladeshi American Pharmacists Society, Italian American Pharmacists Society and the New York City Pharmacists Society