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May 22, 2007
AASHP Dinner Meeting

Date Tuesday, May 22, 2007 
6:00  -  Registration, Social 1/2 Hour
6:30  - Program / Dinner

Place   McCormick & Schmick’s
401 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 236-9600

McCormick & Schmick's is at 4th and Congress.  
Click here for a map (a new window will open).

Speaker   Edward Stemley, PharmD
Administrative Director of Pharmacy
Harris County Hospital District
Houston, TX
Topic   “A Blueprint for Growth Factor Therapy:
  Integrating Recent Evidence”

ACPE #UPN 786-000-07-001-L01
1.0 contact hours (0.10 CEUs)

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, participants should
be able to:

  • Discuss the erythropoietic stimulating proteins
    (ESPs) recent clinical evidence focusing on
    extended-dosing intervals in chemotherapyinduced
    anemia (CIA).

  • Identify other conditions where ESPs are utilized
    for the management of anemia.

  • Review key concepts for granulocyte colony
    stimulating factors (G-CSFs) in the prevention of
    chemotherapy-induced neutropenia (CIN).

  • Describe pharmacist-initiated programs for anemia
    and febrile neutropenia (FN) prevention.

  • Assess the impact of long-acting growth factor
    utilization on clinic practices, patients and

Sponsor   This activity is provided at no charge by an
educational donation provided by Amgen, Inc.
and is presented by AASHP and UPA.

Please note that the sponsor is covering the expense of the speaker and the dinner. Alcoholic beverages and parking will be the responsibility of the attendee.

RSVP   The meal and CE program is free for all members of AASHP.  Non-members may join AASHP at the door. Dues are $25 for pharmacists or $15 for pharmacy students and pharmacy technicians.

If you are not a member, and feel that that you
cannot afford the program but would like to attend,
please contact

This meeting is closed.

Seating is limited.
RSVPs will be accepted through
Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Target audience: pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

University Pharmacotherapy Associates, LLC is accredited by the
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a
provider of continuing pharmacy education and complies with the
Criteria for Quality for continuing pharmacy education
programming. This program provides 1.0 hour (0.1 CEU) of
continuing pharmacy education credit (ACPE UPN 786-000-07-001-
L01). Upon attendance at the entire program and completion of the
appropriate forms, statements of continuing pharmacy education
credit will be mailed within 45 days of completion of the program.
Original program release date is February 2007.



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