Patient Safety: The Scope and Causality of Errors in Contemporary Practice
When: Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Where: Holiday Inn, 215 Sunnyside Blvd., Plainview, NY 11803
Time: 7:00 PM Dinner / CPE Program 8:00 PM
Presenter: Joseph Etzel, PharmD, Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Associate Clinical Professor of Pharmacy, St. John’s University
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
- Discuss the incidence of errors that occur in contemporary practice;
- List the most common causes of errors in both community and institutional practice;
- Describe how poor product labeling can result in medication errors and how labels can be improved to minimize error occurrence;
- Explain how poor health literacy may result in errors with both prescription and OTC products;
- Discuss the role of technology in both preventing errors and introducing new errors into practice;
- Given a case of a medication error, describe the root cause of the error and suggest means in which the error could have been avoided.
0170-9999-19-086-L05-P / Knowledged Based Activity / 3 Contact Hours / Initial Release Date: 12/18/2019
Free to Members - $ 75.00 Non-members
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.
To receive credit for this program participant must sign an attendance sheet and complete the on-line survey / evaluation within 7 days.
Target Audience: Pharmacists and student pharmacists in all practice settings.