Preventing Medication Errors in the Retail Setting: What Pharmacists Should Know, Do, and Say

Thursday, June 15; 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM • 1.5 hours CPE

0142-0000-17-010-L05-P | 0142-0000-17-010-L05-T

Presenters
Jake Galdo, PharmD, Assistant Professor and Director, Community Pharmacy Residency Program, Samford University

Ashish Advani, PharmD, Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of Drug Information Center, Mercer College of Pharmacy

Michael Crooks, PharmD, Care Coordination Task Lead, Pharmacy Interventions Technical Lead, Alliant Quality, the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization for Georgia and North Carolina, Alliant Health

Description
You may have read – and been alarmed by – the Chicago Tribune story about medication errors in the Chicago area. Pharmacists know that adverse interactions are preventable – and that the pharmacy profession is patients’ last line of defense.

Preventing Medication Errors in the Retail Setting: What Pharmacists Should Know, Do, and Say will look at medication errors from all angles – evidence-based clinical practice, legal protections and responsibilities, workflow system checks, and proven techniques for communicating with patients and physicians – and you’ll come away with solutions you can implement in your pharmacy practice.

Learning objectives
At the completion of this training, learners will be able to: