As pharmacists we are more accessible to patients than other healthcare providers, and our extensive knowledge and training with regards to medications puts is in the PERFECT position to be able to furnish PrEP and PEP to our patients.

PrEP and PEP furnished by pharmacists will increase patient adherence rates; further improving PrEP and PEP outcomes. At the end of this letter are a number of studies that demonstrate the impact of pharmacists in improving adherence and outcomes in people living with HIV.

As pharmacists and Healthcare Providers we are pharmacology experts and highly trained with regards to drug-drug interactions, adverse effects and the kinetics and mechanisms of drugs.

Pharmacists must be able to discuss and navigate PrEP services during Covid-19 pandemic and provide services and education to our patients receiving PrEP

Objectives: Pharmacists

1. Describe the current PrEP Guidelines
2. Define the role of the pharmacist healthcare provider in the provision of PrEP services 3. Identify PEP and the important Role pharmacists play in provision of PEP
4. Identify issues in access to or desire for PrEP during Covid-19 pandemic
5. Describe Ready-Set-PrEP

Objectives: Technicians

1. Describe the current PrEP Guidelines
2. Define the role of the pharmacist healthcare provider in the provision of PrEP services 3. Identify PEP and the important Role pharmacists play in provision of PEP
4. Identify issues in access to or desire for PrEP during Covid-19 pandemic
5. Describe Ready-Set-PrEP

Enroll Below to get you 1 hour ACPE accredited CE

UAN: 0201-9999-20-045-H04-P; 0201-9999-20-045-H04-T

The American College of Apothecaries is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

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About the instructor

RPh APh FASCP FACA AAHIVP

Michelle Sherman

Michelle J. Sherman, RPh, FASCP, FACA AAHIVPMichelle Sherman founded MichRx Pharmacist Consulting Services, Inc. in 2005. MichRx Pharmacist Consulting Services, Inc. is a top provider of innovative services and solutions for Pharmacists focusing on specialty niche markets including HIV/AIDS.Ms. Sherman is a nationally recognized HIV Specialist Pharmacist who has practiced in Orange County, California for over twenty years. She has extensive experience and expertise with HIV medications, adherence and resistance issues, ADAP, CalOptima/Medi-Cal, Medicare Part D issues, 340B Programs, HIV Sensitivity issues, and pharmaceutical care services for HIV infected individuals.Ms. Sherman obtained her Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from the University of the Witwatersrand School of Pharmacy, Johannesburg, South Africa. She moved to California in 1987 and has been involved in the HIV/AIDS community for over nineteen years. Ms. Sherman is also certified in the following areas: Dyslipidemia from American Pharmaceutical Association and Immunizations from the California Pharmacists Association, and has completed the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists HIV/AIDS Pharmacotherapy Traineeship, and is also a CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach and Certified Metabolic Typing Advisor l. Michelle is credentialed by AAHIVM as an HIV Expert.Ms. Sherman is affiliated with:American Pharmacists Association, California Pharmacists Association, Orange County Pharmacists Association, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, the American Academy of HIV Medicine and South African Pharmaceutical Society, American Academy of HIV Medicine

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    To be PrEPared or Not To Be PrEPared: The Role of The Pharmacist in HIV Prevention

    • To be PrEPared or Not To Be PrEPared: The Role of The Pharmacist in HIV Prevention

  • 2

    Resources

    • PrEP Guidelines 2017

    • NPEP Guidelines

    • oPEP Guidelines

  • 3

    QUIZ

    • To Be PrEPared or Not To Be PrEPared: The Role of The Pharmacist in HIV Prevention- QUIZ