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When: 11/8/2015
Where: Ventura Restaurant
787 Lansing Street
Utica, NY  13501
Presenter: Karl Fiebelkorn, MBA, BS, AE-C
Contact: Vinny Chiffy

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WHEN: Sunday, November 8, 2015

WHERE: Venturas Restaurant 787 Lansing Street Utica, New York 13501 315.732.8381

TIME: Registration: 5:30 - 6:00 PM

Dinner: 6:00 PM

Program: 6:30 PM

2015 Members of MVPS - FREE Delinquent & Nonmembers - $40.00
Call 800.632.8822 to renew/join
Membership will be check at the door.

Presenter: Karl Fiebelkorn, MBA, BS AE-C, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Senior Associate Dean for Student, Professional, and Community Affairs

Knowledge Based ● 11/8/2015

0170-9999-15-110-L05-P ● 3 CEU

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
Discuss the frequency of occurrence of medication errors and the estimated costs to the health care system in the United States.
Define medication errors, and common types that occur in pharmacies. Review the common causes of medication errors. Review the potential source of errors such as drug names, abbreviations, packaging and communication.
Describe intentional blindness and ways to avoid it.
List steps by the pharmacist to avoid errors during dispensing.
Discuss computer prescriber order entry and its effect on medication error rates.
Recognize common errors in electronic prescriptions and identify the appropriate interventions needed. Identify reference sources available to pharmacists for more information.

Target audience: Practicing Pharmacists Knowledge Based ● 11/8/2015 0170-9999-15-110-L05-P ● 3 CEU Target audience: Practicing Pharmacists

The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.