Medication Errors and Human Bias: How Can Technology Help

June 8, 2022

LIVESTREAM (Virtual)

Presented by Arab Heritage Employee Resource Group (ERG)

This discussion will identify human bias types that contribute to medication errors, and viable technologies that can help prevent mistakes.

FEES

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Houston Methodist (HM) employeeFree 
Physician (HMCC ACO PCP)Free
Physician (Private physician located within the Greater Houston Area)$35  
Physician (Private physician located outside the Greater Houston Area)Free
Resident / Fellow (No CME)Free
Allied Health Professional / All OthersFree

Target Audience

Physicians, Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the prevalence, source, and preventability of medication and pharmacy errors.
  • Describe the impact of medication errors on hospital operations and patient outcomes.
  • Explain the sterile medication preparation workflow and identify steps most prone to errors.
  • List the internal and external factors impacting task performance and contributing to medication errors.
  • Identify IV medication preparation practices that can increase the potential for medication errors.
  • Employ the recommended measures to prevent IV medications errors.

 

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians:

  • Recognize the prevalence, source, and preventability of medication and pharmacy errors.
  • List the internal and external factors impacting task performance and contributing to medication errors.
  • Employ the recommended measures to prevent IV medication errors.


 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist

    Houston Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    Participants documenting completion of the activity will receive up to 1.00 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit as activities for pharmacists.

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  • 1.00 ACPE Technician

    Houston Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    Participants documenting completion of the activity will receive up to 1.00 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit as activities for pharmacy technicians.

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Logo

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/23/2022
Course expires: 
07/08/2022
Event starts: 
06/08/2022 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
06/08/2022 - 1:00pm CDT
Cost:
$35.00
LIVESTREAM (Virtual - MS Teams)

 

 

Ghalib Abbasi, PharmD, MS, MBA

System Director of Pharmacy Informatics
Houston Methodist

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist

    Houston Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    Participants documenting completion of the activity will receive up to 1.00 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit as activities for pharmacists.

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Logo

  • 1.00 ACPE Technician

    Houston Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    Participants documenting completion of the activity will receive up to 1.00 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit as activities for pharmacy technicians.

    Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Logo

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Houston Methodist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Houston Methodist designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$35.00
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FEES

REGISTRATION TYPEFEE
Houston Methodist (HM) employeeFree 
Physician (HMCC ACO PCP)Free
Physician (Private physician located within the Greater Houston Area)$35  
Physician (Private physician located outside the Greater Houston Area)Free
Resident / Fellow (No CME)Free
Allied Health Professional / All OthersFree