Patient and Medication Safety (T)

Patient and Medication Safety (T)

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to list three medication safety tools in use today in the health care environment; describe the value of close call reports to safety; describe the basics of root cause analysis and its use in health care safety; explain the Joint Commission’s role in medication safety; and identify three examples of good topics for an Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) project.

Knowledge-type Activity

Target Audience
This continuing education activity was designed specifically for pharmacy technicians only.

Faculty
Mary E. Burkhardt, M.S., R.Ph., FASHP, FSMSO, medication safety consultant, Medication Safety Solutions, Belleville, Mich.

Directions to View Activity and Receive Credit
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Continuing Education Credit

Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Universal Activity #0112-0000-16-001-H05-T; 1.50 contact hours; Initial Release Date: 6/10/16; Expiration Date: 6/10/19

This program meets requirements for obtaining patient safety continuing education requirements for pharmacists.

Disclosure Statement
The author has indicated that she does not have any conflicts of interest, nor does she have financial relationships with a commercial interest, related to this activity.

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Internet Requirements
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Contact Information
For questions regarding continuing education, please contact MPA Education Planning Assistant Andrea Schweitzer at (517) 377-0225 or Andrea@michiganpharmacists.org.

Activity Fees

Member Price: 7.00

Standard Price: 15.00