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MEDICATION ERRORS CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES


COMPLETAR PRUEBA CON 70%

Fee

$0.00

CE Hours

1.50

CE Units

0.150

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The Colegio de Farmacéuticos de Puerto Rico is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

 

 

 

Objectives

  • 1. Explain the types of behaviors that increase the incidence of medication errors. 2.
  • Identify medication errors that occur because of using inappropriate abbreviations and the medication errors observed since the COVID-19 pandemic started and identify alternatives to prevent them.
  • 3. Evaluate the importance of reporting and documenting medication errors.
  • 4. Describe the response plan to address and manage medication errors.
  • 5. Mention organizations that focus on preventing medication errors and the resources they offer to minimize and avoid medication errors.

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Frances Colón Pratts, Pharm.D.,CDE, Pharm.D.
Clinical Asistant Professor, School Pharmacy-NOVA Southeastern University


Brief Bio : Pharm.D./Professor of Nova Southeastern University

Activity Number

0151-0000-21-028-H05-P/T 

Release Date: Oct 8, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Oct 8, 2024

CE Hours

1.50