Welcome Message

Dear IVPNeers,

Once again, work is underway to bring you the 4th IVPN Symposium to be held November 16-17, 2018 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This year’s symposium will focus on applying evidence into your daily pharmacy practice.

Organized by the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Department of Pharmacy Services, this one-of-a-kind symposium is designed for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, clinical dietitians and other healthcare providers looking to enhance their knowledge of intravenous and parenteral nutritional therapies and the various best practices pertaining to Pharmacy operations.

The first day of the symposium will cover safety considerations, strategies for compliance with current and future compounding standards, technologies and clinical advances in IV and parenteral nutrition therapy, particularly as they relate to USP Chapters 797 and 800. The second day will feature several sessions which focus on best practices pertaining to the various elements of the medication management process, which include but are not limited to:

  1. Informatics and Technology
  2. Pharmacy Operations and Distribution models
  3. Quality & Medication Safety
  4. Pharmacotherapy Services
  5. Training and Education

We look forward to welcoming you again to this unique educational experience hoping it will bring us all closer to our shared mission and responsibility of providing the highest level of care to our patients.

We look forward to welcoming you again in Abu Dhabi!


Osama Tabbara, R.Ph., BCNSP, EMBA
Conference Chair
Executive Director
Department of Pharmacy Services
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi,UAE

4th IVPN Symposium
Pharmacy: From Evidence to Practice
November 16-17, 2018

Abu Dhabi, UAE