Caution Ahead: Prioritizing Patient Safety

Friday, February 9, 8:00-9:00 AM

Accredited for Pharmacists and Technicians

Enhance patient safety practices at your practice site by attending this informative session. Learn to distinguish between medication errors and adverse drug events, pinpoint potential safety vulnerabilities in pharmacy practice, and explore intervention strategies for detection and mitigation of errors. Learners will also analyze successful reporting systems and acquire necessary skills to develop tailored risk reduction plans for challenging settings and patient populations, fostering a culture of improvement and heightened safety practices.


Learning Objectives - Pharmacists
Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Differentiate between medication errors and adverse drug events.
  2. Identify potential points of vulnerability in pharmacy practice that often lead to medication errors or adverse drug events.
  3. Discuss intervention strategies that can be implemented to detect, monitor, and mitigate medication errors and adverse drug events.
  4. Analyze the characteristics of successful reporting systems to enhance safety practices and facilitate a culture of improvement.
  5. Develop a targeted risk reduction plan given a unique, challenging setting or patient population with various risk factors.
0.1 CEU/1 hr
UAN: 0107-0000-23-368-L05-P

Learning Objectives – Pharmacy Technicians
Upon successful completion of this application-based CPE activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Differentiate between medication errors and adverse drug events.
  2. Identify potential points of vulnerability in pharmacy practice that often lead to medication errors or adverse drug events.
  3. Discuss intervention strategies that can be implemented to detect, monitor, and mitigate medication errors and adverse drug events.
  4. Analyze the characteristics of successful reporting systems to enhance safety practices and facilitate a culture of improvement.
  5. Develop a targeted risk reduction plan given a unique, challenging setting or patient population with various risk factors.
0.1 CEU/1 hr
UAN: 0107-0000-23-368-L05-T

Rachel Digmann, PharmD
MercyOne, Population Health Services Organization (PHSO)