5th Annual Pills and Thrills that Kill!
5th Annual Pills and Thrills that Kill!

Overview and Target Audience

This program will review new approaches to common toxicological problems, poisoning of high morbidity and mortality, and will point out changes in the general management of the poisoned patient. This educational activity is designed for physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and pharmacists working in emergency medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, critical care, and family medicine. It will particularly interest those preparing to take the Certification as a Specialist in Poison Information (CSPI) examination.

Jointly provided by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, University Medical Center of El Paso, the Southwest Center for Pediatric Environmental Health and the West Texas Regional Poison Center.

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso reserves the right to cancel this conference or make speaker substitutions in the event of unforeseen or extenuating circumstances. In an effort to conserve resources no printed materials will be available. At the conference, you will receive a thumb drive with conference materials for your downloading or printing. Conference dress is casual and each attendee is encouraged to bring a sweater or jacket for comfort during the meeting. Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids or services must submit a written request to Ms. Huerta at the e-mail address listed above, so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Registration Information

The registration fee includes breakfast, snacks and lunch. Please notify us if you have any special dietary needs. You can register online or, if you prefer, you may complete and print the registration form provided to you on the home page and submit the registration form by one of the following methods: fax to 915-545-7338 ; e-mail to toxicology.elp@ttuhsc.edu; or mail to 4801 Alberta Ave., Suite B3200, Attn: Diane Huerta, El Paso, TX 79905. All cancellations must be made in writing and received on or before March 13, 2018 - a $20.00 processing fee will be charged. Cancellations made after March 13 will be charged a $75 processing fee. Registration forms will be accepted at the door and you will be required to pay the Conference Day rate by check or credit card only.

If paying by cash/check/money order, to secure the appropriate fee, please take note of the following postmark deadline and make payable to TTUHSC El Paso, Department of Emergency Medicine?.

Early Fee Postmark Deadline: March 13, 2018
Regular Fee Postmark Deadline: April 9, 2018

Send to:

Attn: Diane Huerta
TTUHSC Department of Emergency Medicine
4801 Alberta Ave., Suite B200
El Paso, Texas 79905

Program location

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
Medical Education Building, Room 1200
5001 El Paso Dr.
El Paso, Texas 79905

Complimentary parking is available at conference site.

Hotel Accommodations

We have secured discounted room rates at the listed hotels.

Chase Suite Hotel El Paso

6791 Montana Ave
El Paso, Texas 79925
(915) 772-8000

Rate: $79/night for a single suite and $89/night for a double suite

Group Code: PTK

Double Tree by Hilton El Paso Downtown

600 El Paso St
El Paso, Texas 79901

Rate: $109/night

Group Code: TEC

Hyatt Place El Paso Airport

6030 Gateway Blvd. E.
El Paso, Texas 79905
(915) 771-0022

Rate: $98/night

Group Code: PTK5


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