Medication Safety Update – Pharmacists

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Competing priorities, lack of available information, short staffing, and other distractions can all contribute to medication errors. While errors cannot be eliminated entirely from community pharmacy practice, best practices can mitigate risk for error in this complex work environment. This article will further explore medication safety best practices and quality improvement within the community pharmacy arena.
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Course Information

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Author

Ann Cabri
PharmD, BCPS
Ann Lloyd
PharmD, BCPS-AQ ID, BCIDP
Paul MacDowell
PharmD, BCPS
Knowledge Level

General Overview

This activity will apply to a broad range of learning needs/pharmacy settings. It may include common disease state/therapy overivews and/or general pharmacy needs such as medication errors, immunizations, or law topics.

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist

Pharmacist

  1. Identify ways Patient Safety Organizations (PSOs) contribute to the prevention of medication errors and adverse drug events.
  2. Recognize vulnerabilities in the prescribing, dispensing, and administration phases of the medication use process that may cause errors in the community pharmacy or patient’s home.
  3. Define culture of safety and describe features that would be present in a robust culture of safety.
  4. Identify effective quality improvement strategies to reduce risk of medication errors in a community pharmacy.

Course Accreditation

  • Activity Type:
    Application
  • CE Broker
    20-881873
  • Universal Activity Number:
    Pharmacist : 0798-0000-21-338-H05-P
PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, attendees must answer poll questions where presented and complete a program evaluation. Attendees may immediately print their Statement of Credit or leave them stored on the website.

Technology Requirements

  • Hardware Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
    Speakers or headphones
  • Software Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
    Speakers or headphones
  • Network Requirements
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
Computer sharing is NOT permitted due to accreditation guidelines on activity monitoring. Credit is earned by one user per device.