Medication Errors: Common Causes and Methods to Minimize Their Occurrence: PSSNY
At the completion of the activity viewers will be able to:
Define “medication error” and discuss the socioeconomic impact of errors both domestically and globally.
Distinguish between simple human errors and errors that result from “at-risk” and “negligent behavior”.
Describe how human perception may result in medication errors.
Discuss how look-alike, sound-alike medications can result in inappropriate medication use.
Explain the use of packaging reform to minimize the risk of errors.
List the type of technology used to minimize medication errors.
Joseph Etzel PharmD
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