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Genomics, Med Error Prevention Share Spotlight at ASHP Midyear

Nancy Tarleton Landis

Two of the hottest topics in health care-genomics and medication error prevention-will receive top billing at ASHP's 35th Annual Midyear Clinical Meeting, December 3-7, 2000 in Las Vegas. The educational tracks are part of more than 40 educational sessions that will help you broaden your knowledge base and expand your ability to care for patients. Educational offerings in the learning tracks include:


  • How genomics will influence the future of health care,   
  • Current applications of human gene therapy,   
  • The impact of genomics on drug discovery and development, and   
  • The ethical implications of advances in genomics.

Medication Error Prevention 

  • The role of certified pharmacy technicians in medication error prevention,   
  • Highlights of the Institute of Medicine report and managed care initiatives,   
  • The pharmacist's role in improving patient safety in perioperative settings, and   
  • Using information technologies and automation to prevent medication errors.

Register for the Midyear before October 23 and save up to $50. For added convenience, register online.