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Learn how to reduce medication errors and improve patient safety in the operating room. Follow and complete required actions in the medication administration process to change both behavior and processes to eliminate medication errors. This program educates through the use of compelling video and knowledge checks, and is available exclusively online.
Update Release Date: 11/22/2017Expiration Date: 11/21/2020
Activity Release Date:11/22/2017
Activity Expiration Date:11/21/2020
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Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this educational activity, you should be able to:
• List human and environmental factors that lead to medication errors• Identify common errors and their consequences• Appraise APSF consensus recommendations for improving medication safety in...
• List human and environmental factors that lead to medication errors• Identify common errors and their consequences• Appraise APSF consensus recommendations for improving medication safety in the operating room
Target Audience: Anesthesiologists, CRNAs, Anesthesiologist Assistants and all care team members
Faculty & Credentials:
The following faculty and/or planning committee members have indicated that they have relationships with industry to disclose:
Name Commercial Interest Nature of Relationship
David Martin Nevro Royalties, Equity
Michael Loushin Preceptis Medical, Inc Ownership, Equity, Honoraria
All other faculty, staff and planners have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
Accreditation Statement: The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of The American Board of Anesthesiology®
MOCA® Approval Statement: This activity contributes to the patient safety CME requirement for Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA®), known as MOCA 2.0™. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS IN PATIENT SAFETY (CPPS)This activity meets the criteria of the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety for .75 CPPS CE hours.
MOC Approval Statement
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, this activity has met the requirements as an MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) and/or an MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity for the following ABMS Member Boards:
MOC Part II CME Activity
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Note: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement (only). Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 0.75 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1035985; Expiration Date 11/20/2020.AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 0.75 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.
Disclosure and Resolutions of Conflicts of Interest: The American Society of Anesthesiologists remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists education activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.
Required Hardware / Software:Adobe Flash, Internet connection, web browser version must have been released within the last three years.
Required Hardware / Software: Internet connection, web browser version must have been released within the last three years. Videos are iPad compatible.
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