Learn From Others’ Mistakes: Malpractice Cases and Error-Prevention Tips

Description

Attend this review of recent malpractice claims and liability trends to learn how to reduce risks and prevent errors in your pharmacy. Presenters will offer helpful strategies, tools, and solutions.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify areas of risks in case studies of medication errors.
  2. List the contributing factors and root causes that led to medication errors that resulted in allegations of malpractice against pharmacists.
  3. Discuss the application of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices’ Medication Safety Self-Assessment for Community/Ambulatory Pharmacy to identify gaps in providing safe pharmacy systems.
  4. Identify key risk management strategies that pharmacists can incorporate into their practice.

Technician Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify areas of risks in case studies of medication errors.
  2. List the contributing factors and root causes that led to medication errors that resulted in allegations of malpractice against pharmacists.
  3. Discuss the application of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices’ Medication Safety Self-Assessment for Community/Ambulatory Pharmacy to identify gaps in providing safe pharmacy systems.
  4. Identify key risk management strategies that pharmacists can incorporate into their practice.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Donna
Donna Horn, MS, RPh, DPh
Ethics and Compliance Officer
Fresenius Medical Care
 
Karen
Karen Ryle, MS, RPh
Director of Outpatient Pharmacy
Massachusetts General Hospital
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Track: Pharmacy Law and Regulations, Early New Practitioner
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Monday, March 25
Time: 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Room: 
Washington State Convention Center - Ballroom 6E
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-088-L04-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .2
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-19-088-L04-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .2
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based