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MD H2E Trailblazer Education Series

You are invited to attend University of Maryland Medical Center’s

Hazardous Pharmaceutical Waste Management Session

As a winner of MD H2E’s 2010 Trailblazer Awards, UMMC is hosting an afternoon session on their pharmaceutical waste program. Come learn, lunch and more!

UMMC developed a new hazardous pharmaceutical waste management program in January 2010. Titled, “The Safe Handling and Disposal of Hazardous Medications”, the policy addresses both worker and environmental safety.

The session will be led by Denise Choiniere, MS, RN and Bethany Shelbourne, PharmD, and is an excellent opportunity to ask questions and learn the nitty-gritty of developing and implementing such a program.

Hazardous Pharmaceutical Waste Management, University of Maryland Medical Center

Lipitz Board Room, Executive Office, Gudelsky Building, 1st Floor

22 South Greene Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

February 15th, 12:30 —3:00 pm

Space is limited, so please RSVP to trailblazer@son.umaryland.edu by February 8th

Priority is given to employees of any hospital or healthcare system.

This session is free. Lunch will be provided.

This is the first in an ongoing Trailblazer education series.

· Building a LEED Silver Tower, Anne Arundel Medical Center

March 23rd, 1:00 —4:00 pm

· LED Lighting and Waste Life Cycles, LifeBridge Health

April 19th, 12:00 – 5:00 pm

· Environmental Management Systems (EMS), Franklin Square — TBD

· Integrated Pest Management, Springfield Hospital Center—TBD