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Preventing Medication Errors in Pharmacy Practice – FL APPROVED

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

2 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Offline Date:

Friday, April 26, 2024

ACPE Expiration Date

Friday, April 26, 2024

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$21.00

  • Overview

    This program will discuss the process of root cause analysis and how pharmacists should utilize it as a tool to investigate how an error occurred and prevent future medication-related errors. The program will provide a description of failure mode and effects analysis, as well as how pharmacists can be more proactive in their prevention of medication errors at their practice site. It will also provide a framework for the intentional use and implementation of medication error prevention tools and techniques to improve patient safety in the pharmacy. Finally, it will conclude with several useful and practical tips that pharmacists can readily implement at their practice sites to reduce medication errors.

    This course has been approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy to fulfill the pharmacist and pharmacy technician requirement for 2.0 contact hours on the topic of medication error prevention. 



    Handouts

    Slide Document:   21072H05_6pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   21072H05_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    PharmCon
  • Nurse

    Describe the process of root cause analysis and failure mode & effects analysis
    Describe medication error reduction and prevention procedures
    Recognize ways to improve patient medication safety
    Identify different strategies to aid in the reduction of medication errors
    Identify common errors made by pharmacists and how to prevent them


    Pharmacist

    Describe the process of root cause analysis and failure mode & effects analysis
    Describe medication error reduction and prevention procedures
    Recognize ways to improve patient medication safety
    Identify different strategies to aid in the reduction of medication errors
    Identify common errors made by pharmacists and how to prevent them


    Pharmacy Technician

    Describe the process of root cause analysis and failure mode & effects analysis
    Describe medication error reduction and prevention procedures
    Recognize ways to improve patient medication safety
    Identify different strategies to aid in the reduction of medication errors
    Identify common errors made by pharmacists and how to prevent them

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-21-072-H05-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-21-072-H05-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-21-072-H05-T

    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


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

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