6th Annual Pills and Thrills that Kill!
6th Annual Pills and Thrills that Kill!

Overview and Target Audience

This program reviews 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.

Provided by the 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.

Conference Information

You may now register by mail, fax, or online. For further information or to be placed on the mailing list, please contact Diane Huerta at 915-215-4405 or at toxicology.elp@ttuhsc.edu

This Activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

University Medical Center of El Paso is an approved provider with commendation of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association-Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity is eligible for ACPE credit; see the final CPE activity announcement for specific details.

Call for Abstracts

During the 6th Annual Pills & Thrills that Kill! Toxicology in Review course, we will exhibit posters dedicated to acute or chronic poisoning cases, research, and novel treatment methods. For more information, email toxicology.elp@ttuhsc.edu.

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: 915-545-7338

Email: toxicology.elp@ttuhsc.edu

Address: 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 1, 2019 - a $20.00 processing fee will be charged. Cancellations made after March 1 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 credit card only.

Program location

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

Hotel Accommodations

We have secured discounted room rates at the listed hotels.

Hyatt Place El Paso Airport

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

Rate: $98/night + tax

Code: G-PTK6

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