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Tuesday, February 8, 2011  
AASHP Dinner Meeting

Date Tuesday, February 8, 2011
Time  
6:30-7:00   Social ½ Hour and registration
7:00-7:30   Meal and Business Meeting
7:30-8:30   Program

Place   Cool River Café Steakhouse and Southwestern Grille
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 (a new window will open).


Topic and Speaker "Pharmacy & the Future: A compliant, safe and sustainable approach to managing pharmaceutical waste"

Craig Robinson  
Stericycle

Changing pharmaceutical waste regulations and emerging state and federal legislation are driving hospitals to assess and restructure existing pharmaceutical waste practices.  Discuss the latest regulatory standards and current regulations and identify ways to keep your hospital ahead of the compliance curve.  Learn industry best practices for developing and implementing a compliant, safe and sustainable pharmaceutical waste program at your facility.  Emphasis is placed on educating and training a multi-disciplined staff on Rx issues, on-boarding tactics for a successful pharmaceutical waste program, and case study examples of the implementation process.

The Universal Activity Numbers (UAN)
UAN# 0156-0000-10-087-L04-P
Activity type: KNOWLEDGE

1 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
1. Outline environmental and human health concerns regarding pharmaceutical waste in water supply
2. Explain regulatory requirements for pharmaceutical waste disposal
3.  List/define various classes of pharmaceutical waste streams and illustrate examples of each
4.  Review service requirements for a compliant pharmaceutical waste management program and its hospital-wide impact
5.  Explain how to implement and manage a sustainable program for pharmaceutical waste disposal, including multiple hospital departments
 
Sponsors   Speaker sponsored by the Ballast Group. Meal sponsored by AASHP.

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 remove you from the list.

Seating is limited.
RSVPs will be accepted through
the Wednesday before the program,
February 2, 2011


Target audience: This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pharmacists

The Texas Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This Knowledge-based continuing professional education program (0156-0000-10-087-L04-P ) provides 1 contact hour (0.1 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education for pharmacists. 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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