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 Using Effective Communication to Reduce Medication Errors

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Type: Internet
Date(s): 05/21/19
Times: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM ET
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CT
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MT
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PT
Facility: RxSchool E-Classroom
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Contact(s): RxSchool
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Fee: $30.00


Course Category: This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based

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ACPE Live Credit
 Live CE Information

Target Audience:
Pharmacists
Pharmacy Technicians

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Course Overview:

Pharmacist and technicians are under increased workloads, with tremendous pressure placed to quickly and efficiently process large numbers of prescriptions. These day-to-day pressures have greatly increased the opportunity for errors and miss-fills in the pharmacy. This course will identify and define the problem of medication errors, discuss the role of the pharmacist and technician in preventing and avoiding errors, and explore different forms of communication to reduce errors in the practice of pharmacy.

This course is NOT approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for the medication error requirement, but is accepted for 2 hours of GENERAL Live CE credit.

Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this continuing education lesson, the pharmacist will be able to:

  • Define the problem of medication errors.
  • Discuss the difference communication can make in preventing medication errors.
  • Explore the causes of medication errors.
  • Study the importance of communications in the pharmacy workflow.
  • Review a typical quality control system in relation to patient education.
  • Explore different forms of communication.

At the conclusion of this continuing education lesson, the pharmacy technician will be able to:

  • Define the problem of medication errors.
  • Discuss the role of the technician in pharmacy communications. 
  • Explore ways technicians can help avoid medication errors.
  • Study the importance of communications in the pharmacy workflow.
  • Review technicians' roles in the typical quality control system in relation to patient education.
  • Explore different forms of communication. 

 

Faculty:




Joseph P. Vande Griend, PharmD, BCPS, CGP

Dr. Joseph Vande Griend graduated from the University of Iowa with his Doctor of Pharmacy in 2005. He completed both PGY1 (Pharmacy Practice) and PGY2 (Family Medicine) training at the University of Colorado Hospital and School of Pharmacy. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. He is also privileged to be a geriatric clinical pharmacist at the University of Colorado Seniors Clinic. At the clinic, he provides medication therapy management (MTM), performs drug therapy consultations, and serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students and residents. His research interests include Geriatric Pharmacotherapy and the provision of innovative clinical pharmacy services in primary care with a focus on the elderly population.
Faculty Disclosure:
RxSchool has a Full and Fair Disclosure Policy that requires course faculty to communicate any real or apparent commercial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.  There is no commercial support being used for this course. Participants are advised that the accredited status of RxSchool does not imply endorsement by the provider or ACPE of any products/therapeutics mentioned in this course. The information in the course is for educational purposes only.

Mr. Baker would like to disclose that he is a consultant for Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company and is currently employed through Renaud, Cook, Drury, Mesaros, PA.

You must attend the entire webinar, participate in the interactive polling questions, and complete a post course evaluation in order to earn your CE credit.

 




 Courses Offered
 Using Effective Communication to Reduce Medication Errors
Speakers:
Joseph Vande Griend, BCPS, CGP, PharmD
 
Details:

Course Accreditation Information:



ACPE - Pharmacists Accreditation
Credit Hours: 2 Expiration Date: 06/15/2019 ACPE UAN: 0372-0000-16-004-L05-P    
  Release Date: 06/15/2016  

RxSchool is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

ACPE - Technicians Accreditation
Credit Hours: 2 Expiration Date: 06/15/2019 ACPE UAN: 0372-0000-16-004-L05-T    
  Release Date: 06/15/2016  

RxSchool is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.



  System Requirements for E-Classroom
This is a live presentation delivered over the internet. In order to see and hear the program properly, you must have the following:

  1. Broadband internet connection, such as T1, Cable, or high-speed DSL.
  2. Before enrolling in this program, please test your internet connection here. It is important that you take this test on the same computer and network you will be using the day of the live presentation.
  3. One of the following internet browsers: Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher; Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or higher; Safari 1.1 or higher; Google Chrome
  4. Computer speakers or headphones connected to your computer.
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The material presented here does not reflect the views of Pharmacy Choice, Inc., RxSchool, or the companies providing educational content. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.




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