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• Medication Safety: Best Practices


In this activity, the presenters discuss medication safety and its implementation at three unique hospital systems in the US.  The presenters examine the impact that medication safety can have on pharmacy practice and ultimately the health and well-being of patients.  They also discuss current medication safety best practices at their respective institutions. 
 
The lecture was originally recorded at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy's annual Hospital Pharmacy Practice Seminar, held on June 3-4, 2016 in Houston, Texas. 
 
Target Audience:
This course is designed for pharmacists. 
 
Program Design:
This course is presented in a lecture format, available via MP4 files, and is accompanied by PDFs of the presenter's PowerPoint slides.  A post-test and program evaluation will be completed after reviewing the  presentation.  The post-test and evaluation must be completed BEFORE June 2018.
 
Note:  The video and PDF documents were developed to work on most computers, tablet, and smartphones. 
 

Fee

$20.00

CE Hours

1.50

CE Units

0.150

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Technicians

Accreditation(s)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
 

Requirements for CE Credit

 
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The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  This online activity is approved for 0.15 CEUs (1.50 contact hour) of continuing education credit.  In order to receive 1.50 contact hours of CE credit, the participant must watch the videos in its entirety, complete the online post-tests, and complete the online evaluation. 

 
Technical Requirements:  Ability to view mp4 video and sound, ability to view and/or download Adobe PDF documents.  Works on most computers, smart phones, tablets, and other connected devices. 

 

 

 

Moderator:

Neesha Thakkar, Pharm.D., BCPS

Pharmacist Clinical Coordinator St. David's Medical Center

Panelists:

Joshua T. Swan, Pharm.D., BCPS, MPH

Assistant Professor, Texas Southern University
Clinical Pharmacist Specialist, Houston Methodist Hospital 2015 Award for Excellence in Medication Safety

Michael G. Liebl, Pharm.D., BCPS

Clinical Manager, Department of Pharmacy
Director, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency for International Graduates Houston Methodist Hospital
2015 Award for Excellence in Medication Safety

Nicholas Forcade, Pharm.D., MSPharm, BCPS Pharmacy Clinical Manager
St. Davids South Austin Medical Center

 

Objectives

  • Examine the impact that medication safety can have on pharmacy practice and ultimately the health and well-being of patients.
  • Discuss current medication safety best practices at each institution

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Joshua T. Swan

Michael Liebl, Pharm.D.
Houston Methodist Hospital

Nicholas Forcade, PharmD, MSPharm, BCPS
St. Davids South Austin Medical Center

Activity Number

0067-0000-16-006-H05-P/T

Release Date: Jun 3, 2016
Credit Expiration Date: Jun 3, 2018

CE Hours

1.50