The 22nd Annual Procrastinator's Marathon: Therapeutic Updates

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Target Audience

Pharmacists

Description

This knowledge-based CPE activity will provide the healthcare professional with current and emerging evidence-based updates to help ensure best practices, minimize preventable healthcare related cost, and provide optimal patient care. Focused topic discussions will include updates in the areas of infectious diseases, cardiology, psychology, geriatrics, and oncology.

Faculty:

Jonathan Cicci, PharmD, BCPS
Susanne Harris, PharmD, BCPP
Jacqueline Isip, PharmD, BCPS
Danya Roshdy, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
Jolynn Sessions, PharmD, BCOP
Tasha Woodall, PharmD, CGP, CPP

Webinar Information

Participants who are interested in taking this workshop as a webinar, please go to our webinar requirements page for more information and to test your computer and network your computer will be on prior to the class.


The University Of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The program ACPE# 0046-9999-19-323-L01-P (Pharmacist) provides 6.0 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. To receive CE credit, you must complete the CE attendance form and the evaluation of the program. Statement of credit can be viewed and printed in CPE Monitor. Statements of CE Credit will be processed in approximately 2 to 3 weeks. **No partial credit will be available

Objectives

  • Explain the rationale for the transition from trough- to AUC-based monitoring in the revised consensus guideline for therapeutic monitoring of vancomycin
  • Identify the available methods for AUC-based monitoring in clinical practice, including Bayesian modeling and first-order pharmacokinetic calculations
  • Discuss implementation steps for a successful AUC-based monitoring program
  • Describe common etiologies of Gram-negative bacteremia (GNB) and the basics of selecting appropriate empiric antibiotics
  • Identify the role of oral antibiotics for the treatment of GNB
  • Summarize available data comparing short versus long courses of antibiotic therapy for GNB treatment
  • Identify treatment options for adjunctive lipid-lowering therapy in patients at increased cardiovascular risk already receiving optimal statin therapy
  • Describe applicable primary literature for aspirin in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
  • Summarize updates on potentially inappropriate medications as published in the 2019 Beers Criteria
  • List medications NOT highlighted in the Beers Criteria which may still be inappropriate for a given clinical scenario
  • Identify examples of the prescribing cascade, and discuss possible solutions to address or prevent this phenomenon
  • Review the prevalence and etiology of major depressive disorder (MDD) and treatment resistant depression (TRD).
  • Outline treatment strategies for MDD patients who do not respond to first-line medications
  • Compare and contrast new treatments of TRD including efficacy, safety, and tolerability profiles
  • Identify differentiating factors of new treatments for TRD to rationalize an optimal treatment approach
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of myeloma
  • Recall the role of hematopoietic stem cell transplant in the myeloma treatment schema
  • List 3 classes of drugs used for the treatment of myeloma

Contact

Sarah M Ashcraft, BA, 704 512-6535

Sessions

Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Dr. Jonathan Cicci, PharmD, BCPS,Dr. Suzanne C Harris, PharmD BCPP CPP, Jacqueline A Meredith, PharmD, BCPS,Dr. Danya Roshdy, PharmD, BCPS, Jolynn Sessions, PharmD,Dr. Tasha R Woodall, PharmD, CGP, CPP
Date(s)
Nov 11, 2019
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Check-In Time
8:30 AM
Credit
6.00 - CEU
6.00 - ACPE
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 14
Description
ONLINE WEB WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS: Instructions for online access for this program will be emailed to you a few days before the program. IF YOU ARE COMING TO THE CENTER FOR TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT: Lunch will be available.
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Nov 11, 2019
Time
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Classroom 14
Fees
$165.00
Onsite Registration
$165.00
Webinar Registration Fee
Credits
6.00
ACPE
6.00
CEU