UNC Pharmacy Grand Rounds

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the American Society of
Health-System Pharmacists, in partnership, present UNC Pharmacy Grand Rounds. This new, subscription-based service provides a series of video webcasts designed specifically to meet the continuing education needs of pharmacists in health systems.

These webcasts will provide current continuing education from practicing clinicians and pharmacy administrators through one hour, ACPE-accredited presentations given once a month. For a full list of benefits, a one-page executive summary is available.

Upcoming Sessions

All sessions begin at Noon Eastern Time.

Apr 8, 2014
Let's Tox: Overview and Management of Common Ingestions and Exposures
Leah M. Hatfield, PharmD, BCPS

ACPE activity #0204-9999-14-403-L01-P
1 hour (0.1 CEU) CPE
A live webcast presented on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. ET

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this knowledge-based educational activity, participants should be able to

  1. Identify the prevalence and mechanisms for the most common toxicologic ingestions in the U.S. population.
  2. Explain the systematic steps utilized in proper evaluation and triage of the toxicology patient.
  3. State the general principles of clinical management and therapy for toxicology patients, including identification of common toxidromes and corresponding treatment algorithms. 
  4. Apply evaluation and treatment concepts to toxicology patient cases.

Faculty
Leah M. Hatfield, Pharm.D., BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Manager
University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals
Assistant Professor of Clinical Education
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Dr. Leah Hatfield, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Clinical Manager at University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals. She is also working to establish emergency medicine services at UNC Hospitals. Dr. Hatfield is Assistant Professor of Clinical Education at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and serves as a PGY2 Residency Program Director. She is a certified ACLS, PALS, and Trauma Provider instructor. Her research interests include trauma care and resuscitation, traumatic brain injury, anticoagulation reversal, and toxicology.

Dr. Hatfield earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She started her career as an active duty pharmacist in the United States Navy, stationed at Naval Medical Center San Diego. While there, she completed a pharmacy practice residency with a focus in adult and pediatric critical care and became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist. She also practiced as a clinical specialist in adult and pediatric intensive care and served in multiple humanitarian medical missions aboard the USS Nimitz, USS Reagan, and USNS Mercy. Dr. Hatfield later practiced as an emergency medicine clinical specialist at both Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Grady Health System. She held faculty appointments at both Mercer University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Emory School of Medicine.

May 13, 2014
Being a Little More Picky than Wiki: Free and Reliable Medication Information Resources for the Pharmacist
Ashley L. Pappas, Pharm.D., BCPS

ACPE activity #0204-9999-14-404-L04-P
1 hour (0.1 CEU) CPE
A live webcast presented on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. ET

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this knowledge-based educational activity, participants should be able to

  1. Evaluate the reliability of free medication information resources available on the internet.
  2. Develop a strategy for identifying specific medication information resources based on type of question asked.
  3. Compare type of data available in free medication information resources with subscription-based medication information resources.

Faculty
Ashley L. Pappas, Pharm.D., BCPS
Pharmacy Clinical Specialist
University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals
Adjunct Assistant Professor
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Ashley L. Pappas, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Pharmacy Clinical Specialist in Drug Information at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals and Adjunct Assistant Professor at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Dr. Pappas coordinates services provided by the UNC Drug Information Center and precepts 4th year pharmacy students and PGY1 pharmacy practice residents on their drug information rotations. She also serves as the secretary of the pharmacy and therapeutics (P&T) committee and manages the drug formulary at UNC Hospitals.

Dr. Pappas earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree at Virginia Commonwealth University.  She completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency followed by a Drug Information Specialty Residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is also board certified in pharmacotherapy. Her research interests include health-system level drug information services and formulary management.

June 10, 2014
Treating Pneumonia in the Hospitalized Patient: Clinical Controversies
Stacy Campbell-Bright, Pharm.D., BCPS

ACPE activity #0204-9999-14-405-L01-P
1 hour (0.1 CEU) CPE
A live webcast presented on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. ET

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this knowledge-based educational activity, participants should be able to

  1. Define the types of pneumonia encountered in the hospitalized patient and the appropriate treatment.
  2. Discuss when vancomycin and linezolid should be considered in treating community- and hospital-acquired pneumonia.
  3. Describe appropriate treatment of aspiration pneumonia.
  4. State the advantages and disadvantages of double covering gram negative pathogens and situations when this is warranted.

Faculty
Stacy Campbell-Bright, Pharm.D., BCPS
Pharmacy Clinical Specialist
University of North Carolina (UNC) Hospitals
Assistant Professor of Clinical Education
Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Stacy Campbell-Bright, Pharm.D., BCPS, a clinical specialist in the Medicine Intensive Care Unit at the University of North Carolina Hospitals. She also has a faculty appointment as Assistant Professor of Clinical Education with the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Eshelman School of Pharmacy in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Campbell-Bright is the Director of the Critical Care Residency Program at UNC Hospitals and has trained 12 critical care residents as well as over 200 pharmacy students and PGY-1 residents during her career.

Dr. Campbell-Bright received a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky School of Pharmacy in Lexington, Kentucky. She has been a board certified pharmacotherapy specialist since 1992. Her practice and research interests include sedation, analgesia and delirium, gastrointestinal bleeding, alcohol withdrawal, and infectious diseases commonly encountered in the intensive care unit.

July 8, 2014 Long Term Management of Epilepsy: Past, Present, and Future
Shauna S. Garris, PharmD, BCPP, BCPS
Aug 12, 2014 Overview of an Investigational Drug Service
Scott Sorensen, RPh, PhD
Sue Pope, RPh
Sept 9, 2014 Anticoagulation Treatment in Cancer Patients
Jill S. Bates, Pharm.D., M.S., BCOP
Oct 14, 2014 Probiotics: Separating Fact from Fiction
Lindsay Daniels, Pharm.D., BCPS, AQ-ID
Nov 11, 2014 Antibiotic Resistance: Origins, Mechanisms and Responses
Scott Singleton, Ph.D.
Dec 9, 2014 The Affordable Care Act: What to Do When It's Really Not That Affordable?
Ginny Crisp, Pharm.D., BCACP
Jan 13, 2015 Medication Management of Chronic Gout
Emily M. Hawes, Pharm.D., BCPS, CPP
Feb 10, 2015 Acute Management of Burn Injury
Said “Moo” Sultan, Pharm.D., BCPS
Mar 10, 2015 Pharmacist Involvement in Transitions of Care
Jamie Cavanaugh, Pharm.D., CPP, BCPS
April 14, 2015 The Pharmacists Role in Curtailing the Opioid Epidemic
John M. Valgus, Pharm.D., BCOP, CPP

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Overview

As nationally recognized leaders in progressive pharmaceutical care practice, education, and research, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy faculty have the tools and knowledge to stay up-to-date on the most current and relevant topics in health-system pharmacy practice. A variety of topics will be presented, focusing on new information and relevant topics for health-system pharmacists. Topics are based upon educational needs, identified practice gaps, and sound adult learning principles.

In addition to the live presentation, archives of each broadcast will available for 6 months after the end of the subscription, providing home study CE credit and ensuring that enrolled learners that missed the live webcast can participate in these important CE activities.

Subscriptions are available for individuals and for hospitals. For complete information about hospital subscription levels, visit the Subscription Details page.