Hydroxychloroquine & Its Potential Role in COVID-19 Treatment: A Review for Pharmacists

Published by Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding and American College of Apothecaries


There has been a lot of talk about the potential role of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19. This webinar will educate pharmacists on information about hydroxychloroquine (including ADRs, DIs), as well as provide a brief review of information from trials so that pharmacists feel more confident in understanding and answering questions about its current place in therapy.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists and Technicians:
1. Describe the basic pharmacology, proposed mechanism of action, kinetics, and indications of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ)
2. Discuss safety and considerations for use of HCQ
3. Outline clinical trial and in vitro data on the use of HCQ for COVID-19
4. Describe organization guidance, guidelines for treatment, and provide additional resources for ongoing clinical trials on the use of HCQ for COVID-19

Accreditation Information:
This lesson is a knowledge-based CE activity and is targeted to pharmacists and technicians.
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The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as providers of continuing pharmacy education. This program is approved for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists and technicians. UAN#: 0046-9999-20-185-H01-P and 0046-9999-20-185-H01-T.

If you are interested in earning credit for this program, please note that you will be asked to enter your NABP e-Profile ID during the credit selection step of the registration process. If you have not yet registered your NABP e-Profile ID, please visit www.nabp.net.

CE credit and certificates of attendance will be provided only to those individuals who registered and logged into the webinar online. If you want CE credit and your certificate of attendance, you must have purchased the program and logged into the web portion under that registration so that we can verify attendance.

Allana Sucher, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice - Regis University’s School of Pharmacy
Allana Sucher, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP is a Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Regis University’s School of Pharmacy, where she primarily teaches infectious diseases in the Integrated Pharmacotherapy Sequence. Dr. Sucher also practices as an infectious...More
Dr. Miki Goldwire, PharmD, MS, BCPS
Professor and Director of Drug Information - Regis University School of Pharmacy
Dr. Miki (My-key) Goldwire received her B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Texas, an M.S. in Drug Information and Communications from the Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy, and a Pharm.D. from Idaho State University. She completed an...More
T.J. Sayre, PharmD, MPH, BCPP, BCPS
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice - Regis University School of Pharmacy
T.J. Sayre, PharmD, MPH, BCPP, BCPS is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Regis University School of Pharmacy in Denver, CO. While completing his MPH at the University of Iowa, he worked at Johnson County Public Health and developed an...More

Originally Published

April 9, 2020

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • Hydroxychloroquine & Its Potential Role in COVID-19 Treatment - Video
  • Hydroxychloroquine & Its Potential Role in COVID-19 Treatment - Paper

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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