Mistakes Made, Lessons Learned: Navigating Medication Errors in the Pharmacy – FL APPROVED

  Price  $21.00

  Credits  2

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This program is a comprehensive guide dedicated to the crucial topic of medication errors and the overarching theme of patient safety. Tailored for both pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, this monograph delves into the multifaceted realm of root-cause analysis (RCA) to discern underlying factors contributing to errors. Equipped with a holistic understanding, readers will be introduced to evidence-based strategies for error reduction and prevention. By emphasizing best practices, this initiative underscores the integral role pharmacy professionals play in fostering a safer healthcare environment for all patients.

This course has been approved to meet the 2.0 hour requirement for medication error prevention training for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians by the Florida Board of Pharmacy.

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Course Information

Target Audience

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacist

Nurse

Author
Lance Azzo
PharmD
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

Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician

  • Identify the medication errors most commonly encountered within the pharmacy environment
  • Recognize high-alert medications within pharmacies and analyze the repercussions and outcomes resulting from medication errors
  • Discuss the importance of root-cause analysis with respect to reducing medication error rates
  • Recall the processes for reporting medication errors and adhering to best practices
  • Evaluate pharmacy workflow optimization strategies that pharmacists can employ to prevent medication errors

Pharmacist

Pharmacist

  • Identify the medication errors most commonly encountered within the pharmacy environment
  • Recognize high-alert medications within pharmacies and analyze the repercussions and outcomes resulting from medication errors
  • Discuss the importance of root-cause analysis with respect to reducing medication error rates
  • Recall the processes for reporting medication errors and adhering to best practices
  • Evaluate pharmacy workflow optimization strategies that pharmacists can employ to prevent medication errors

Nurse

Nurse

  • Identify the medication errors most commonly encountered within the pharmacy environment
  • Recognize high-alert medications within pharmacies and analyze the repercussions and outcomes resulting from medication errors
  • Discuss the importance of root-cause analysis with respect to reducing medication error rates
  • Recall the processes for reporting medication errors and adhering to best practices
  • Evaluate pharmacy workflow optimization strategies that pharmacists can employ to prevent medication errors

Course Accreditation

  • Activity Type:
  • CE Broker
    1164452
  • Universal Activity Number:
    Nurse : 0798-0000-24-059-H05-N
    Pharmacy Technician : 0798-0000-24-059-H05-T
    Pharmacist : 0798-0000-24-059-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.

Credit for this program is issued by passing the final test hosted at www.RxConsultant.com with a score of 70% or higher.

Technology Requirements

  • Hardware Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
  • Software Requirements
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
  • 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.