Carville, Matlin to be keynote speakers at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting

December 1, 2011

Political mavens James Carville and Marlee Matlin will be the keynote speakers at this year’s American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists’ Midyear Clinical Meeting.

Political mavens James Carville and Marlee Matlin will be the keynote speakers at this year’s American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists’ Midyear Clinical Meeting in New Orleans, La., December 4 through 8. Carville and Matlin will give attendees their enlightening and entertaining look at today’s top political issues.

The annual meeting will also features the latest case studies and education for hospital pharmacists. Topics for the numerous sessions include:

  • Drug shortages within the pharmaceutical supply chain and the effects on patient safety

  • Improving I.V. medication safety in the intensive, critical, and coronary care units

  • Optimizing the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism in cancer patients

  • Management of hyponatremia in hospitalized patients: Role of pharmacists in improving patient care

  • Ambulatory pharmacy new frontiers: Considerations in maximizing care quality and return on investment

To register for the meeting, call 866-279-0681 or click here.

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices is also sponsoring a symposium, Using bar code and digital imaging technology to reduce I.V. compounding errors, on December 6 during the show. To register for the symposium, click here.