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Mistake Proofing the Pharmacy

Event Type

Live Online

Date

Friday, March 3, 2017

Time

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM ET

Location

PharmCon Webinar Studio (freeCE.com)

Credits

1.25 Contact Hour(s)

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$30.00

  • Overview

    With the increase in prescription volume and the demands placed on pharmacists, it is critically important to employ methods for quality improvement so that patient safety is maintained by minimizing the possibility of dispensing errors. This program will focus mistake proofing as a quality improvement technique to minimize dispensing errors and discuss the risk factors leading to these types of errors as well as methods to mitigate these risks. The program will also discuss the role of the FDA and the ISMP in reducing dispensing errors and the tools provided by these organizations designed to assist pharmacists achieve this goal.

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    Handouts

    Slide Document:   16155L04_2pp.pdf


    Slide Document:   16155L04_4pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Describe the concept of mistake proofing as a quality improvement technique.
    Identify the risks in pharmacies which may lead to the most common dispensing errors.
    Describe the methods and tools available to assist pharmacists in minimizing risks and reducing dispensing errors.


    Pharmacist

    Describe the concept of mistake proofing as a quality improvement technique.
    Identify the risks in pharmacies which may lead to the most common dispensing errors.
    Describe the methods and tools available to assist pharmacists in minimizing risks and reducing dispensing errors.


    Pharmacy Technician

    Describe the concept of mistake proofing as a quality improvement technique.
    Identify the risks in pharmacies which may lead to the most common dispensing errors.
    Describe the methods and tools available to assist pharmacists in minimizing risks and reducing dispensing errors.

  • Repeat Presentation

    This presentation was last given on Thursday, February 2, 2017

    Future Airings

    DateTime 
    Wednesday, December 6, 201710:30 AMView
    Friday, January 5, 201810:30 AMView

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-16-155-L04-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-16-155-L04-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-16-155-L04-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. 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 and complete a program evaluation. Attendees may immediately print their Statement of Credit or leave them stored on the website.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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Computer sharing is NOT permitted due to accreditation guidelines on activity monitoring. Credit is earned by one user per device.

 

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