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Thursday, May 1, 2008
AASHP Meeting

Date Thursday, May 1, 2008
6:30-7:00   Registration, Social 1/2 Hour
7:00-8:00   Speaker Program & Dinner

Place   Cool River Cafe
4001 W. Parmer Lane
Austin, TX 78727
512 835-0010

Cool River Cafe is located on the southwest corner of Amherst and Parmer Lane, west of Parmer and Mopac. Click here for a map.

Speaker Robert E. Siegel, MD
   Critical Care Patient Care Center Director
      James J. Peters VA Hospital
   Associate Attending
      Mt. Sinai Medical Center
   Associate Chief Pulmonary Section
      Bronx VA Medical Center

“Antibiotic Use and the Problem of Increasing Bacterial Resistance in Hospital and ICU Setting”
ACPE # 156-999-08-078-L01-P
1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)

Educational Objectives:

  1. To discuss mechanisms of resistance of antibiotics and present national data on resistance for Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Acinetobacter, and the entreobactereciae.
  2. To review antibiotic pharmacodynamics and show how this knowledge can help us with better use of our existing antibiotics.
  3. To present data on the use of doripenem, a new carbapenem.
Sponsor   Ortho-McNeil

RSVP   The meal is free for all members of AASHP. 
Non-members may join AASHP at the door.
Dues are $35 for pharmacists;
$20 for pharmacy technicians;
 and $15 for students.

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.  If you hold a confirmed reservation and cannot attend, be sure to email <cancel@aashp.net> so we can invite a member from the waiting list.

Target audience: pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

The Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program (156-999-08-078-L01-P) provides 1.0 contact hour (0.10 CEUs) of continuing pharmaceutical education. To receive a Statement of Participation, a program evaluation form must be completed and turned in at the end of the program. A $10 processing fee must be paid by non-TSHP members to receive a Statement of Attendance from TSHP. 



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