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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study

    Credits

    2 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Offline Date

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Nurse

    Cost

    $21.00

    • Overview

      To provide pharmacists with an understanding of pharmacy dispensing errors, including causes and prevention. Special emphasis is placed on the State of Ohio vs. Cropp medication error case that resulted in the death of the patient. This monograph meets the Florida Board of Pharmacy criteria for medication errors credit for pharmacists and technicians, as well as credit for medication errors and patient safety in all other states requiring credit in these areas.

      Rating

         4.50  out of 5

      Handouts

      • Homestudy PDF :   MedErrorHK.pdf

      Financial Support By

      PharmCon
    • Pharmacist

      Recognize the leading causes of medication errors.
      Describe the impact of medication errors on the health care system.
      Outline the key factors involved in a culture of patient safety in a pharmacy setting
      Explain how Continuous Quality Improvement and root cause analysis impact medication errors
      Identify strategies to optimize patient safety and reduce medication errors in pharmacy practice.

      Pharmacy Technician

      Recognize the leading causes of medication errors.
      Outline the key factors involved in a culture of patient safety in a pharmacy setting
      Identify strategies to optimize patient safety and reduce medication errors in pharmacy practice.
      Describe the impact of medication errors on the health care system.
      Explain how Continuous Quality Improvement and root cause analysis impact medication errors

      Nurse

      Describe the impact of medication errors on the health care system.
      Recognize the leading causes of medication errors.
      Outline the key factors involved in a culture of patient safety in a pharmacy setting
      Identify strategies to optimize patient safety and reduce medication errors in pharmacy practice.
      Explain how Continuous Quality Improvement and root cause analysis impact medication errors
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-456943

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-14-144-H05-P
      Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-14-144-H05-T
      Nurse 0798-0000-14-144-H05-P

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon 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, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


    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
    Adobe Acrobat Reader


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

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).