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Friday, February 27, 2009
AASHP Dinner Meeting

Date Friday, February 27 , 2009
6:30-7:00   Registration / Welcome
7:00-8:00   Dinner / Presentation
8:00-8:30   Q&A / Closing Remarks

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

Cool River Cafe is located on the southwest corner of Amherst and Parmer Lane, near Parmer and Mopac. Click here for a map (a new window will open).

Topic and Speaker “Thrombopoietic Growth Factors: Emerging Evidence in the Management of Immune Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP)”

Jerry Siegel, PharmD, FASHP

Senior Director of Pharmaceutical Services
The Ohio State University

ACPE # 816-000-08-016-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

OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this program, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Discuss the rationale for the use of current and emerging therapies in thrombocytopenia
  2. Evaluate the current and emerging data for earlier lines of therapy, and various administration methods with respect to overall patient outcomes, safety, and efficacies
  3. Review key clinical trials that have given rise to thrombopoietic growth factors as emerging therapeutic agents as they relate to previous, current and future treatment of thrombocytopenia
  4. Consider the clinical impact of emerging therapies on survival and quality of life
Sponsors   Amgen Oncology

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

Medical Education Resources (MER) is accredited by the Accreditation Council For Pharmacy Education, as a provider of continuing education. ACPE Universal Program number 816-000-08-016-L01-P. This program provides ONE contact hour of Continuing education credit. This program is made possible by an educational grant from Amgen Oncology. Upon completion of the program, all participants will be mailed a CE Certificate within 4 weeks.


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