Purdue University

Medication Safety Essentials 1.0
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Description:

This initial course offering by Purdue University's College of Pharmacy and Purdue University's School of Nursing will provide online training in seven one-hour modules on Medication Safety Essentials targeted to working professionals in the healthcare field.

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For questions on program content or issues associated with receipt of credit and/or the wall certificate, please e-mail Dawn Sinclair or call her at 765-494-5457. .  Once you read through the information, click the "Add to Cart" at the bottom of the page. For questions on registration, please e-mail Christy Marks or call 765.494.9665. Purdue is committed to making its programs accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation or special assistance for this program due to a disability, please contact Christy Marks.

Fee for participation: $85 includes access to all seven modules and corresponding CME/CNE/CPE credits.

Refund Statement: Prior to any activity participation, 100% will be refunded written request. No refund is available after ANY credit is awarded.

Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, and health-system safety/quality professionals who are looking to build a fundamental understanding of safe medication use practices.

Goal Statement: The Medication Safety Essentials program will guide the learner throughout every major process in the medication safety system. Each module will not only educate the learner in a specific topic, but will also introduce tools and methods to improve safety in their own practice.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest: All faculty and staff involved in the planning, review or presentation of continuing education activities sponsored/provided by Purdue University College of Pharmacy are required to disclose to the audience any relevant commercial financial affiliations related to the content of the presentation or enduring material. All additional planning committee members, reviewers and staff of Purdue University have nothing to disclose.

Faculty & Disclosures:

John B. Hertig, Pharm.D., MS, Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Center for Medication Safety Advancement. Has nothing to disclose.

Kyle E. Hultgren, Pharm.D., Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Center for Medication Safety Advancement. Has nothing to disclose.

Pamela M. Karagory, MSN, MSB, RN, Purdue University School of Nursing. Has nothing to disclose.

Physician Accreditation Statement: Purdue University College of Pharmacy, an equal access/equal opportunity institution, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation: For each module, Purdue University College of Pharmacy designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing: Purdue University Continuing Nursing is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Each module has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

Pharmacist Accreditation Statement - Purdue University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This is a knowledge based, continuing education activity of Purdue University, an equal access/equal opportunity institution. Individual Universal Activity Numbers are listed below with corresponding Module Titles.

To complete and receive credit for EACH module, the participant must:
1. View the video with corresponding slide deck.
2. Complete the post-test with a 70% passing score. If a passing score is not achieved, additional opportunities to review the content and complete the post-test are available.
3. Complete the evaluation.
4. Complete the request for credit with an estimation of time spent.
5. Certificates of credit will be sent via email within four weeks.
6. Pharmacy credits will be directly uploaded to CPE Monitor within four weeks.

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Module 1: Medication Safety Essentials – Medication Errors & Safety Practices
Release date: March 26, 2015; Expiration date: March 26, 2017
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0018-0000-15-100-H05-P, 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEU).

Educational Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify system errors that contribute to the cause of medication errors
2. Describe the social and economic impacts of medication errors
3. Outline methods that can be utilized to decrease the incidence and severity of medication errors

Module 2: Medication Safety Essentials – Errors in Prescribing and Transcribing
Release date: March 26, 2015; Expiration date: March 26, 2017
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0018-0000-15-101-H05-P, 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEU).
Educational Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify the common error-prone situations in the prescribing process
2. Describe verbal and written transcription errors that occur in healthcare
3. Outline methods used to prevent prescribing and transcribing errors

Module 3: Medication Safety Essentials – Errors in Dispensing
Release date: March 26, 2015; Expiration date: March 26, 2017
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0018-0000-15-102-H05-P, 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEU).
Educational Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify potential sources of dispensing errors
2. Describe strategies to minimize the likelihood of dispensing errors
3. Design a specific action plan to mitigate dispensing errors

Module 4: Medication Safety Essentials – Errors in Administration and Monitoring
Release date: March 26, 2015; Expiration date: March 26, 2017
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0018-0000-15-103-H05-P, 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEU).

Educational Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Recognize the types of administration errors that can occur
2. Develop strategies to prevent administration errors from occurring
3. Discuss the importance of obtaining patient information and communication in patient monitoring

Module 5: Medication Safety Essentials – Continuous Quality Improvement
Release date: March 26, 2015; Expiration date: March 26, 2017
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0018-0000-15-104-H05-P, 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEU).

Educational Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss why continuous quality improvement (CQI) is essential for healthcare professionals
2. Identify key components of the CQI process
3. Apply CQI tools in improving processes

Module 6: Medication Safety Essentials – Metrics, Scorecards, and Dashboards
Release date: March 26, 2015; Expiration date: March 26, 2017
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0018-0000-15-105-H05-P, 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEU).

Educational Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Discuss the differences between dashboards, scorecards, and metrics
2. Describe how dashboards, scorecards, and metrics can be used to improve medication use processes
3. Outline how to build a medication safety dashboard for your practice

Module 7: Medication Safety Essentials – Leading for Safety
Release date: March 26, 2015; Expiration date: March 26, 2017
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0018-0000-15-106-H05-P, 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEU).

Educational Objectives: At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Evaluate the role of the leadership in advancing safe practices and how it aligns with your professional career
2. Explain the importance in ensuring organizational leadership is aligned with a culture of safety
3. Develop a plan for you to improve the safety of the care you provide

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