Medication Safety and Drug Errors
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Medication Safety and Drug Errors

THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available.

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. Patient safety is a component of the ABA’s MOCA® requirements.

Original Release Date: 11/24/2014
Original Expiration Date: 11/23/2017

Update Release Date: 11/22/2017
Expiration Date: 11/21/2020

This activity meets the criteria of the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety for .75 CPPS CE hours.

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) joint initiative (ABMS MOC Directory) to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Activities, Patient Safety Module - Medication Safety & Drug Errors, has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) by the following ABMS Member Boards:



Colon and Rectal Surgery

Plasic Surgery

Thoracic Surgery



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.

Required Hardware / Software:
Adobe Flash, Internet connection, web browser version must have been released within the last three years.

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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...

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