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Assessing Medication Safety in Your Organization: Experiences From the HAP PA-HEN ADE Collaborative

http://learning.ashrm.org/products/1101/assessing-medication-safety-in-your-organization-experiences-from-the-hap-pa-hen-ade-collaborative

Background

Sponsor Type:

Private

Origin/Sponsor:

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM); ASHRM University

Reach:

International

Pre-Training

Pre-requisites:

No

Content

Evidence Based:

Yes

Evidence:

Content Areas:

Medication Safety; Quality Improvement Strategies; Epidemiology of Errors and Adverse Events

Clinical Area:

Medicine

Program Description/Program Objectives:

Upon completion of the session, participants will identify the advantages of proactively assessing practices and processes that involve high-alert medications such as anticoagulants, insulin, and opioids to enable organizations to identify the weaknesses that exist within their medication-use systems.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network project-specific activities to assist organizations identifying risk with the use of opioids within their facilities
  • List deficiencies in the processes with the use of opioids identified with the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network organization assessments
  • Promote the use of drug-specific metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of change with the use of high-alert medications

Organizational Needs Assessment:

No

Cultural Readiness Assessment:

No

In-Service Delivery Option:

No

Design and Delivery

Training Delivered By:

Multidisciplinary

Program Focus:

Mode of Delivery:

Self-directed Study, Web-based training

Instructional Strategy:

Instructional Model:

Target Audience:

Nurses, Risk Managers

Setting of Care:

Implementation

Length of Program:

Credit Hours:

1

Certification:

No

Per Person Cost:

>$79

Post-Training

Vendor-Provided Evaluation:

Yes

Available Evaluation Measures:

Current as of November 6, 2018

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