Improving Medication Safety in the Perioperative Setting– The perioperative (operating room) environment is a high-risk, complex area where medication errors lead to disproportionately more harm than errors elsewhere in the hospital. This on-demand webinar focuses on current issues in perioperative medication safety and ways to prevent harmful adverse drug events. Leading national experts discuss often-unrecognized problems, discuss actual cases where errors have occurred, outline relevant regulatory and/or accreditation requirements, and provide a description of how one organization has successfully implemented risk reduction strategies in the surgical setting.
Describe how medications are ordered, stored, prepared, and utilized in the perioperative setting.
Identify system-based causes of medication errors associated with the use of medications in the perioperative setting.
Describe current regulatory and accreditation requirements related to perioperative medication safety.
Describe practical approaches currently used by hospitals and health systems to improve medication safety.
Prioritize selected strategies to prevent harm and improve medication safety in the surgical setting.
1.5 Free CEUs for Nurses
This course also offers Free CEUs for Pharmacists