Prioritizing Patient Safety: A Practical Approach

Description

A patient thinks there’s a mistake with his or her prescription. What do you do? Pharmacists and their staff should maintain an excellent working relationship for the sake of a strong work ethic and increased safety for all patients. Cases and exercises during this session will help your team better prevent medication-related errors.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

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

  1. List the ethical principles recognized as relevant to pharmacy practice.
  2. Recite historical examples of patient harm caused by poor ethics.
  3. Describe how ethics prioritize patient safety.
  4. Identify methodologies and practical steps that will help develop your team’s awareness of patient safety and prevention of medication-related incidents.
  5. Develop appropriate responses to address patients’ concerns when errors having the potential of jeopardizing their safety occur.

Technician Learning Objectives

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

  1. List the ethical principles recognized as relevant to pharmacy practice.
  2. Recite historical examples of patient harm caused by poor ethics.
  3. Describe how ethics prioritize patient safety.
  4. Identify methodologies and practical steps that will help develop your team’s awareness of patient safety and prevention of medication-related incidents.
  5. Develop appropriate responses to address patients’ concerns when errors having the potential of jeopardizing their safety occur.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Donna
Donna Horn, MS, RPh, DPh
Ethics and Compliance Officer
Fresenius Medical Care
 
DeAnna
DeAnna Leikach, RPh, MBA
President, CEO
Pharmacy Ethics Education and Resources
 
Learning Level: Level 2
Pathway: Pharmacy Technician
Track: Pharmacy Management and Professional Leadership, Early New Practitioner
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Saturday, March 23
Time: 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room: 
Washington State Convention Center - Room 606-607
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-19-043-L05-P
CEUs Pharmacist: .2
ACPE Pharmacy Technician: 0202-0000-19-043-L05-T
CEUs Pharmacy Technician: .2
Activity Type:
Application-based