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NYCPS - Region 3 & 13 Annual Meeting & CE- Medication Safety in Pharmacy Practice
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When: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
6:30 PM
Where: LaGuardia Marriott
102-05 Ditmars Blvd.
East Elmhurst, New York 
United States
Contact: Barb

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Medication Safety in Pharmacy Practice

Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Where: LaGuardia Marriott Hotel, Exit 94th Street off Grand Central Parkway, 102-05 Ditmars Blvd., East Elmhurst, NY 11369

Registration: 6:30 PM

Annual Meeting & Dinner: 6:30 PM

CE Program: 7:00 - 10:00 PM


Joseph Bova, RPh, Director, Department of Continuing Education  Long Island University

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

·Define the problem of medication errors;

·Describe the difference communication can make in preventing medication errors;

·List the causes of medication errors in pharmacy practice;

·Describe how root cause analysis and failure mode and effect analysis can help prevent errors in community pharmacy;

·Describe how automation, e-prescribing, and other technology can affect medication errors in community pharmacy;

·Describe common medication error prevention tips and tools;

·List examples of how medication error reduction techniques can improve patient safety in community pharmacy.

UAN: 0170-0000-16-086-L05-P
Program expiration date: 12/31/2016
Knowledge based activity
Initial release date: 10/30/2016
3 Contact Hours

This is a free program for members of NYCPS/PSSNY

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.