2018 Houston Medication Safety Symposium
A New Look at Reducing Prescription Burden and Misuse
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018
The Denton A. Cooley, MD and Ralph C. Cooley, DDS University Life Center
7440 Cambridge St, Houston, TX 77054
Free Online Registration (NOW OPEN)
Free Continuing Education Credits*
(see below for detailed CME, CNE, RME, DNE information; CPE approval pending)
Poster & Podium Presentation Awards:
View Guidelines & Online Submission Form
Abstract Deadline: March 16; Acceptance notification by March 30
Abstracts eligible for publication in Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy journal
Sponsored by the Phyllis Gough Huffington Endowed Lectureship and the
UTHealth Consortium on Aging
Hosted by UTHealth McGovern Medical School's Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine and the University of Houston College of Pharmacy's Department of Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes and Policy
View 2017 Symposium Program (.pdf)
Proposed topics include:
Opioids & Chronic Pain
Plenary Session Speakers
*Continuing Education Credits:
CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, and accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
RME: 3.0 Risk Management Education (RME) Credits
DNE: This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston PACE Center, Continuing Dental Education, UTHealth McGovern Medical School, University of Houston College of Pharmacy and the UTHealth Consortium on Aging and Phyllis Gough Huffington Endowment Lectureship.
Attendees can earn a maximum of 5.75 CDE lecture hours; in AGD Code: 340 Anesthesia, Pain Mgmt., Sedation, Pharmacology.
The formal continuing education programs of this sponsor are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership credit. The current term of acceptance extends from 11/01/2015 to 12/31/2019.
The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston is a member of the Association for Continuing Dental Education.
This course satisfies the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners RULE §111.1 Standards for Prescribing Controlled Substances and Dangerous Drugs.