Community pharmacists to partipate in H1N1 antiviral distribution
October 20, 2009
Alberta Health and Wellness (AHW) and Alberta Health Services (AHS) are coordinating the distribution of Alberta's share of the National Antiviral Stockpile (NAS).
Dr. Andre Corriveau, Chief Medical Officer of Health, has requested community pharmacist participation in the distribution of Tamiflu, to be provided free of charge to all eligible Albertans.
- Fulfill all of the applicable Standards for Pharmacist Practice if you are prescribing Tamiflu. See the ACP answers to questions about H1N1 and pharmacist prescribing and review Standard 11.6 and 13 in the Standards for Pharmacist Practice to make sure you understand your prescribing obligations and limitations.
- Check the ACP website regularly for updated information.