June 3-7, 2017 – Minneapolis, MN USA
The American Society of Health System Pharmacists will host the ASHP Summer Meetings in Minnesota USA in June, 2017. According to ASHP this event is “the largest gathering of pharmacists in the world. With its focus on improving patient care and medication safety, the meeting is attended by more than 20,000 pharmacy professionals from around the globe. For more than 50 years. According to ASHP Clinical Meetings have “provided pharmacy practitioners with a value-packed event for advancing knowledge, networking with colleagues, enhancing practice skills, and learning about the latest products and innovations.”
More about American Society of Health-System Pharmacists:
“What We Do
Advocacy – ASHP advocates to help open new doors for pharmacists to use their extensive clinical knowledge to care for their patients. We regularly reach out to the Joint Commission and other Quality Organizations, Congress, Federal Regulators, State government, and other healthcare organizations.
Continuing Education – ASHP is one of the largest accredited providers of Continuing Education for pharmacists. We also provide Continuing Education on medication therapy and medication safety for physicians and other health-care professionals.
Drug Information – For 50 years, ASHP has provided an evidence-based foundation for safe and effective drug therapy through its AHFS suite of drug information products (AHFS DI, AHFS Essentials, and AHFS MedMaster Consumer Medication Information).
Meetings and Conferences – ASHP hosts a number of meetings, conferences, and specialty courses each year to provide health-system pharmacy practitioners with venues for updating their knowledge, networking with colleagues, enhancing their skills, and learning about the latest products and technologies.
Professional Policies and Practice Standards – ASHP develops official professional policies, in the form of policy positions and guidance documents, in order to establish best practices and provide guidance to ASHP members and other audiences impacted by health-system pharmacy practice.
Publishing – ASHP publishes the world’s premier pharmacy journal, American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, as well as a wide variety of clinical and management references, textbooks, online products, and video training programs.
Residency and Technician Training Accreditation – ASHP is committed to assisting existing residencies refine their programs, helping prospective programs with the process of seeking accreditation, and making it as easy as possible for prospective residents to find the best residency program for them.”
For more information please visit the ASHP website.