Course Information for Medication Safety Essentials 3.0
Medication errors and the safe use of medications continue to be a high priority in healthcare. With an evidenced based, inter-professional approach, this program reinforces the advocacy, responsibility and leadership role healthcare practitioners have in the medication administration process as a component of patient care. The MSE 3.0 course was developed to build a participant’s competency in medication safety following the completion of the prerequisite MSE 1.0 and 2.0 didactic webinars. You will find MSE 3.0 was developed utilizing a much different format than its predecessors – practice-based via case studies and associated PowerPoint presentations.
This course will require completion of a written evaluation and recommendations for improvement and development of a 15 to 20 slide presentation regarding two medication safety cases. Case write ups and power point presentations will be evaluated based on a rubric provided to the learner. A score of 80% or higher must be achieved on the first case/power point presentation before completing the second case and associated power point presentation. Formative feedback from the first case submission should be incorporated by the learner into the written recommendations and presentation of the second case. Each case will be graded within 14 days of submission.
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The $150 fee for participation includes access to case studies and corresponding CME/CNE/CPE credits.
Prior to any activity participation, 100% will be refunded upon written request. No refund is available after ANY credit is awarded.
The audience for this activity will be pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who are interested in additional practice based experience in solving medication safety related problems in various healthcare settings.
Goals for this Course
The goal of this activity is to provide the learner with foundational didactic knowledge of medication safety essentials as they relate to the medication use process, through 15 hours of pre-requisite material, and to provide a forum for using that foundation in the form of a thoughtful response to a medication error in a case based simulation. Specifically, the pre-requisite material will include didactic CE on a basic and advanced level, and the practice-based activity includes a written response and implementation recommendations to two medication error cases and a prepared presentation evaluation of each case.
To complete and receive credit for MSE 3.0, the participant must:
1. View descriptions of the seven case studies.
2. Review the power point presentation instructional slide deck, along with the rubric, to ensure clear understanding of expectations.
3. Select the first of two case studies. Complete and submit the case study assignment and associated power point presentation.
4. Instructors will grade these assignments utilizing the rubric. A passing score of 80% or higher is required. If a passing score is not achieved, additional opportunities, following review of the feedback, will be provided for revisions to the original submission.
5. Complete the second case study and power point presentation assignment.
6. Instructors will grade these assignments utilizing the rubric. A passing score of 80% or higher is required. If a passing score is not achieved, additional opportunities, following review of the feedback, will be provided for revisions to the original submission.
7. Complete the evaluation.
8. Complete the request for credit with an estimation of time spent.
9. Wall certificates of completion will be sent via e-mail within four weeks.
10. Pharmacy credits will be directly uploaded to CPE Monitor within four weeks.
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Faculty, Reviewers, and Staff Disclosure Statements
All faculty and staff involved in the planning, reviewing 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 planning committee members, reviewers, and staff of Purdue University have nothing to disclose.
Dan Degnan, Pharm.D., MS, CPHQ, CPPS, Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Center for Medication Safety Advancement. Has nothing to disclose.
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 Accreditation Statement: Purdue University Continuing Nursing Education is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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.
Medication Safety Essentials - Safe Medication Practices and the Medication Use Process
Universal Activity Number (UAN):0018-0000-15-115-H05-P, 15.0 contact hours (1.5 CEU).
Release date: 03/26/2015; Expiration date: 03/26/2017
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Compare and contrast various quality improvement models (LEAN, PDSA, etc)
2. Select an appropriate quality improvement model in response to a simulated medication error scenario
3. Identify and use relevant information from a simulated medication error scenario
4. Describe and apply four best practices or standards with regard to safe and effective medication use
5. Design and assemble an effective presentation for healthcare decision makers in response to a simulated medication error scenario
Questions regarding the content of the cases or the medication safety aspects of the course should be directed to Dan Degnan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-275-6087. Issues associated with receipt of credit and/or the wall certificate should be directed to Dawn Sinclair at email@example.com or 765-494-5457.