The 24th Annual Procrastinators Marathon: Hot Topic Updates in Pharmacy

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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 many areas including cardiology, smoking cessation, infectious diseases, pharmacy law, billing/telehealth and geriatrics.

Event Faculty:

Jonathan Cicci, PharmD, BCPS Clinical Specialist, Cardiology, UNC Medical Center, and Clinical Associate Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Chapel Hill NC

Peter Koval, PharmD, BCPS, CPP, Associate Professor of Clinical Education, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Director of Pharmacy Education Greensboro AHEC, Cone Health Family Medicine Center and Residency Program

Caroline McDaniel, PharmD, Clinical Staff Pharmacist, Ambulatory Care Management, Division of Pharmacy Services, Atrium Health

Danya Roshdy Reynolds, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP, Coordinator, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobial Stewardship Antimicrobial Support Network, Division of Pharmacy Services, Atrium Health

Lindsay Sheehan, PharmD, CDCES, CPP, Ambulatory Care Clinic Leader, Ambulatory Care PGY1 Residency Program Coordinator, Chronic Care Medication Management, Division of Pharmacy Services Atrium Health

Ellen Vick, PharmD, BCSCP, Associate Executive Director, North Carolina Board of Pharmacy, Adjunct Professor at High Point University, Durham NC

Tasha Woodall, PharmD, BCGP, CPP, Associate Director of Pharmacotherapy, Geriatrics, Department of Family Medicine, Pharmacotherapy Division; Co-Director, MAHEC Center for Healthy Aging; Residency Program Director, PGY2 Geriatrics, Associate Professor of Clinical Education, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy; Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC School of Medicine

Live Webinar Information
This webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the webinar will be emailed prior to the event. Please go to our live webinar requirements page for more information and to test the computer/device and network prior to the event.

Continuing Education Credit For Pharmacists:
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#0046-9999-21-206-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**


  • Select an optimal medication regimen for patients at risk of developing heart failure or with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) using sodium-glucose transport protein 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) (CICCI)
  • Compare evolving literature for renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system RAAS inhibition following acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and identify appropriate patients to be considered for RAAS inhibition following ACS (CICCI)
  • Identify efficient strategies for eliciting and evoking change in patients interested in tobacco cessation (KOVAL)
  • Select and implement alternative drug therapy strategies for patients unsuccessful with tobacco cessation monotherapy (KOVAL)
  • Summarize current IDSA treatment recommendations for urinary tract infections (REYNOLDS)
  • Review major updates in the primary literature regarding the treatment of urinary tract infections (REYNOLDS)
  • Identify opportunities for antimicrobial stewardship for urinary tract infections (REYNOLDS)
  • List provisions of the NC STOP Act (state Law) relevant to pharmacy practice (VICK)
  • Identify the Federal PREP Act declarations and authorizations during the pandemic for pharmacists, technicians, and pharmacy student interns (VICK)
  • Discuss the rules passed by the North Carolina Board of Pharmacy (NCBOP) and their application to the practice of pharmacy (VICK)
  • Describe Pharmacist’s Role in Telehealth (McDaniel)
  • Identify available technologies to assist in virtual delivery of clinical pharmacy services(MCDANIEL)
  • Summarize best practices for engaging patients virtually (MCDANIEL)
  • Identify methods for collaborating virtually with other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team (MCDANIEL)
  • Describe how billing improves sustainability of pharmacy services within a physician office (SHEEHAN)
  • Discuss billing process for Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) and Medicare Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) (SHEEHAN)
  • Identify other possible services for pharmacist billing (SHEEHAN)
  • Discuss the extent and limitations of literature supporting use of antipsychotics for BPSD (WOODALL)
  • Explain the risks associated with antipsychotic use in persons with dementia (WOODALL)
  • Identify scenarios where it may be appropriate to use an anticonvulsant or antidepressant for management of BPSD (WOODALL)


Sarah M Ashcraft, BA


Dr. Jonathan Cicci, PharmD, BCPS,Dr. Peter G Koval, PharmD,Dr. Caroline McDaniel, PharmD,Dr. Danya Roshdy, PharmD, BCPS,Dr. Lindsay Sheehan, PharmD, CDE, CPP,Dr. Tasha R Woodall, PharmD, BCGP, CPP
Nov 11, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Check-In Time
9:00 AM
6.00 - Contact Hours
6.00 - ACPE
Charlotte AHEC
Live Webinar
ONLINE WEB WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS: Instructions for online access for this program will be emailed to you a few days before the program.
Nov 11, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Charlotte AHEC
Live Webinar
Pre-registration fee before November 5, 2021
Contact Hours