Improving Patient Safety and Preventing Medication Errors PT


Medication errors and preventable adverse events remain a leading cause of death in the United States. It is estimated that up to approximately 100,000 patients or more die each year in the US due to medical errors. Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are on the front lines for improving patient safety and preventing medication errors.


Course Overview
This course is accredited for two (2) hours of CPE credit and consists of three parts:
1. Course material
2. Exam
3. Course evaluation


Learning Objectives
The goal of this activity is to help pharmacy technicians to develop a better knowledge of causes of medication errors and strategies to prevent errors and improve patient safety. After participating in the continuing education offering, pharmacy technicians will be able to: