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Preventing Medication Errors in Community Pharmacy - FL Approved

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

2 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Offline Date:

Friday, March 1, 2019

ACPE Expiration Date

Friday, March 1, 2019

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$21.00

  • Overview

    This program will provide tools and techniques for community pharmacists to reduce medication errors in their pharmacies. It will discuss how root cause analysis and failure mode and effects analysis can hep prevent future medication errors and improve patient safety. The program will also provide insight into how technology and electronic prescribing can cause medication errors and what community pharmacists can do to help prevent these types of errors.

    This program meets the requirement for Florida Medication Errors Credit

     


    Handouts

    Slide Document:   16009H05_4pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   16009H05_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Describe how root cause analysis and failure mode and effect analysis can help prevent errors in community pharmacy.
    Describe how automation, e-prescribing, and other technology can affect medication errors in community pharmacy.
    Describe common medication error prevention tips and tools.
    Review examples of how medication error reduction techniques can improve patient safety in community pharmacy.


    Pharmacist

    Describe how root cause analysis and failure mode and effect analysis can help prevent errors in community pharmacy.
    Describe how automation, e-prescribing, and other technology can affect medication errors in community pharmacy.
    Describe common medication error prevention tips and tools.
    Review examples of how medication error reduction techniques can improve patient safety in community pharmacy.


    Pharmacy Technician

    Describe how root cause analysis and failure mode and effect analysis can help prevent errors in community pharmacy.
    Describe how automation, e-prescribing, and other technology can affect medication errors in community pharmacy.
    Describe common medication error prevention tips and tools.
    Review examples of how medication error reduction techniques can improve patient safety in community pharmacy.

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-16-009-H05-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-16-009-H05-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-16-009-H05-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, 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


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

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