OVERVIEW

Med Errors: More Than Just “Oops!” - Live Webinar is organized by AchieveCE.

Airing Schedule: January 28, 2023 (Sat) - 10 AM Eastern Time

Activity Overview
Medication errors can have serious consequences for patients. In fact, preventable adverse effects from medication errors are still a leading cause of death in the United States. Committing to medication safety is therefore essential to pharmaceutical care. Insight into the common causes and consequences of medication errors is important so that pharmacists and pharmacy technicians can be better equipped to enhance patient safety and reduce pharmacy liability.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Review the pillars of safe medication administration and the definitions of medication errors
  2. Describe the common types of medication errors and their potential consequences
  3. Identify the roles of various governing bodies and state laws in promoting and ensuring medication safety
  4. Discuss the best practices in preventing medication errors

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Differentiate medication errors and adverse events
  2. Describe common causes of medication errors
  3. Identify various ways to avoid medication errors in community pharmacy
  4. Describe the role of pharmacy technicians in preventing medication errors

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KEY DATES

Event Start Date
28 Jan, 2023
Event Start Date
Event End Date
28 Jan, 2023
Event End Date

TARGET AUDIENCE

Pharmacist

SPECIALITIES

Pharmacy and Medicine

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