Presentation: Management of Post-op Complications
Tricia A. Meyer is the Regional Director for the Department of Pharmacy at Baylor Scott and White Health in Temple, Texas. She is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology for the Texas A&M College of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor for the Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy.
Tricia is an active member of American Society Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) having served as Director-at-Large for the Section for Clinical Specialists and Scientists (SCSS). She represented the SCSS on the Joint Section/Forum PPMI Coordinating Committee. Dr. Meyer was also appointed to the ASHP Council on Pharmacy Management and served as a member, vice chair and chair. Dr. Meyer was involved in the ASHP Section Advisory Group for Investigational Drug Services. She served as a judge for the ASHP Literature Awards, Best Practices Award and was also awarded the Best Practices Award in 2000. She is a co-author for the latest revision ASHP Guidelines on Surgery and Anesthesiology Pharmaceutical Services and the joint paper from Society of Critical Care Medicine, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, & ASHP on the role of the Critical Care Pharmacist. She has also contributed to the Standardize for Safety Initiative from a Food and Drug Administration grant to ASHP on standard concentrations. She received the Abbott National Quality Award in 1998, 1999 and the Organon Leadership Award in Hospital Pharmacy in 1998. Dr. Meyer is recognized as an ASHP Fellow.
Dr. Meyer is a member of the Texas Society of Health Systems Pharmacists has served as a member, vice chair and chair on the Educational Affairs Committee, delegate to ASHP, and was recognized as a Fellow for TSHP. She has served as the Heart of Texas Society of Health System Pharmacy president.
Dr. Meyer’s clinical interest is in the field of anesthesiology where she has published and conducted numerous research studies. She was appointed as the first pharmacist to the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation and currently serves on the Education and Training Committee and Editorial Board. She regularly contributes to the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Newsletter on perioperative medication safety. She served as the co-chair for the 2003 and 2007 Consensus Panel on the Guidelines for Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting. The guidelines, endorsed by the Society of Ambulatory Anesthesia, are being updated and the 4th revision of the guidelines will published in Anesthesia & Analgesia in near future. Dr. Meyer was recommended by ASHP and appointed by CMS to a Technical Expert Panel Member for Ambulatory Surgery Measure development.
Tricia A. Meyer has disclosed the following relevant financial relationship: she is a speaker for Acacia.