COVID-19 in 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve at a rapid pace. New pharmacotherapies and vaccines are under continual development, and information is quickly changing. This program will provide the most up to date information available about the pandemic and will focus on vaccination and treatment strategies.
This project was funded in part through a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, #OT2HL156812 – Alabama Community Engagement Alliance against COVID-19 Disparities (Alabama CEAL) project, under subcontracts with Research Triangle Institute and Westat, Inc.
This knowledge-based course is intended for Pharmacists, Nurses, and Social Workers.
- Describe the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic through early 2023 and identify the current dominant circulating strains
- Review the most recent recommendations for COVID-19 vaccination
- Evaluate the current pharmacotherapy management strategies for COVID-19 in both the outpatient and inpatient settings
A copy of the presentation slides are located within the course content. Once you have registered for the course, please navigate to the 'Take Course' tab and click the navy blue 'Take Course' button. Navigate to the 'Course Materials' section of the course using the left-hand menu and download a PDF version of the program presentation. Course Materials will be added to the course the week of the live event.
Dr. Spencer H. Durham, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCIDP is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and also serves as the Director of Alumni & Professional Affairs with the Harrison School of Pharmacy. He completed his pre-pharmacy coursework at Auburn University and graduated with his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the Harrison School of Pharmacy in 2007. He went on to complete an ASHP-accredited post-graduate residency at Children's Health System in Birmingham, Alabama in 2008. After completion of his residency, he joined the staff at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida as a clinical pharmacist specialist. In 2013, Dr. Durham joined the faculty of the Harrison School of Pharmacy, where he teaches in various courses throughout the curriculum. As Director of Alumni and Professional Affairs, he works proactively with HSOP alumni and other health care professionals from throughout the state and region to foster the development of innovative practice models and to expand and enhance opportunities for continuous professional development. Dr. Durham also oversees the Office of Post Graduate Education (OPGE), which is responsible for the many continuing education programs offered each year by HSOP. Dr. Durham has published more than 20 peer-reviewed articles in respected journals and several book chapters.
Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide. The Universal Activity Number for this knowledge-based program is 0001-9999-23-003-L01-P and is intended for pharmacists.
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515.
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board-approved provider of continuing education for social workers by the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners. Provider Number:0643.
- 1.20 ABNAuburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515
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- 1.00 ACPE PharmacyAuburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
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