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Tuesday, October 14, 2008
AASHP Meeting

Date Tuesday, October 14, 2008 
6:30-7:00   Registration, Dinner
7:00-8:30   Presentation and Interactive
Question and Answer Session

Place   Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse
320 East 2nd Street,
Austin, Texas
(512) 457-1500

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse is located in downtown Austin on 2nd Street near the Austin Convention Center.  Click here for a map.

Topic and Speaker “Novel Approaches to Sedation in Acute Care Settings”

Joseph F. Dasta, MS, RPh
Adjunct Professor, College of Pharmacy
University of Texas

ACPE # 396-000-08-005-L01-P
1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)

Activity Purpose

This educational activity will update participants on recent advances and strategies regarding the use of analgesia and sedation in acute care settings

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to

  1. Evaluate methods for the systematic assessment of patient sedation and analgesia in acute care settings to optimize use of appropriate sedatives and analgesics
  2. Analyze current research data to reevaluate use of sedatives and analgesics in specific patient populations
  3. Analyze pharmacoeconomic data in the selection of therapeutic agents in acute care settings to reduce healthcare costs

Method of Participation

This activity will consist of a lecture with collateral slides, syllabus and an interactive question and answer session. To receive credit all participants are required to complete the enrollment/evaluation forms and submit on-site. A certificate of credit will be sent to participants within 6 weeks of receipt of the forms. A copy of the curriculum deck will be available online at www.accessCME.org. There is no fee to participate in the program or for the generation of the certificate.

Sponsors   The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning

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 Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) is accred- ited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. In order to receive credit, pharmacists must complete the activity requirements and evaluation at the conclusion of the program. This activity has been approved for a maximum of 0.1 CEU. ACPE Universal Program Number (UPN): 396-000-08-005-L01-P.
Initial Release Date: 03/25/08 



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