The Scary Truth of Medication Errors [Pharmacist]

The Scary Truth of Medication Errors [Pharmacist]

The January 2020 issue of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) published a ‘top ten’ list of the most persistent medication errors and safety issues. This safety-focused course will help pharmacists and technicians understand the hot spots of errors. Hear from experts in a variety of practice settings on how they optimize care and mitigate errors.

Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based CPE course, pharmacists should be able to:
1. List the top 10 medication errors according to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
2. Discuss strategies to protect patients from medication errors
3. Identify practical approaches to mitigate medication errors in various pharmacy practice settings
4. Discuss a multidisciplinary approach to medication error prevention

Leah Frantzen, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Manager, PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program Director
M Health Fairview/St. Joseph’s Hospital

DeeAnn Wedemeyer-Oleson, PharmD, MBA, CPHS, CPPS
Director of Pharmacy / Director of Clinical Safety, Quality, and Compliance
Guthrie County Hospital

John A Galdo, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCGP
Course Content and Developer, CEimpact
Staff Pharmacist, Ross Bridge Pharmacy

Leah Frantzen, DeeAnn Wedemeyer-Oleson, and John Galdo have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

Course fee includes course, course materials, and CPE credit submission to CPE Monitor.
Course is non-refundable.
Initial Release Date: October 1, 2023
Planned Expiration Date: October 1, 2026

Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0107-0000-23-309-H05-P
Application-based CPE Activity

CEImpact is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Obtain CPE credit by completing the course, followed by the exam and evaluation (if applicable). Once successfully completed, your course will appear in your Completed Courses tab. Access your CPE statement of credit at

¹CEImpact provides you with two (2) opportunities to complete the exam. The learner will not receive CPE credit after two failed attempts.

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