Eagle Eye: Exercises in Reducing Medication Errors - 0513-0000-16-189-H05-T

Eagle Eye: Exercises in Reducing Medication Errors

by Esther Kim, PharmD
(4.6 / 1037 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Pharmacy Tech (1.00 Contact Hr)

Price: $15.00
CE-PRO Price: $7.50


Medication error safety is an issue of ongoing importance and concern in the healthcare field. Despite significant attention, the estimated cost of morbidity and mortality associated with medication errors is $21 billion. This module has been designed to provide sample cases of medication errors for the healthcare team to review and apply skills to. It is recommended that prior to taking this course, the attendee first complete a more in-depth course on medication errors. By maintaining constant vigilance, honing skills related to recognizing and reporting medication errors, and developing strategies to address deficiencies in the healthcare delivery system, it is possible to make a significant impact on this epidemic.


The goal of this webinar is to engage members of the inter-professional healthcare team in detecting, reporting, and preventing medication errors. By participating in an active discussion of various types of errors from different healthcare settings, participants will be able to better understand how their roles interplay in the medication use process and gain foresight into where and how errors may occur. Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Briefly review and discuss the definition of a medication error
  • Review resources for reporting medication errors
  • Demonstrate medication error identification and reporting skills
  • Discuss methods for improved prevention, identification and reporting of medication errors within the team setting

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including pharmacists, pharmacy techs, dietitians, nurses, physicians, and social workers.
Pharmacy techs: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
Jointly Accredited Provider logoIn support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider # 50-1489).
Type of Activity: Knowledge
Initial Release Date: 10/20/2016; Planned Expiration Date: 10/20/2019

Course Originally Released on: 10/20/2016
Date of Most Recent Review: 10/20/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 10/20/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.


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PAMELA M - Overland Park, KS  ·  Sep 15, 2019
important info for everyone
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Tammy B - Burleson, TX  ·  Sep 13, 2019
very good advice in this course, and will help with errors
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LaCandra D - Reynoldsburg, OH  ·  Sep 11, 2019
Working in a pharmacy it is very important to know the procedures when it comes to medication errors
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ALECIA P - National City, CA  ·  Sep 07, 2019
very informative material
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VALERIE F - Las Vegas, NV  ·  Sep 05, 2019
Rate this a 5 and I would recommend this course to a colleague
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Price: $15.00
CE-PRO Price: $7.50