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8/9/2015
When: 8/9/2015
12:00 PM
Where: Johnson City Elks Club
4212 Watson Blvd.
Johnson City, NY  13790
Presenter: Karl Fiebelkorn
Contact: Barb
518.869.6595


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Noon Program 1:
Patient Medication Safety

Presenter:
Karl Fiebelkorn, MBA, BS, AE-C
Senior Associate Dean for Student, Professional and Community Affairs

0170-0000-15-079-L05-P
3 Contact Hours
Release Date: 8/9/2015
Knowledge-based Activity


At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

· Discuss the frequency of occurrence of medication errors and the estimated costs to the health care system in the US;

· Define medication errors, and common types that occur in pharmacies.

· Review common causes of medication errors.

· Review the potential source of errors such as drug names, abbreviations, packaging and communication.

· Describe intentional blindness and ways to avoid it.

· List steps by the pharmacist to avoid errors during dispensing.

· Discuss computer prescribe order entry and its effect of medication error rates.

· Recognize common errors in electronic prescriptions and identify the appropriate interventions needed;

· Identify reference sources available to pharmacists for more information.

Break

3:30 PM Program 2:
Pharmacy Law Update 2015

Presenter:
Karl Fiebelkorn, MBA, BS, AE-C
Senior Associate Dean for Student, Professional and Community Affairs

0170-0000-15-080-L03-P
3 Contact Hours
Release Date: 8/9/2015
Knowledge-based Activity

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

· List upcoming legislative issues and their potential effect on pharmacy practice.

· Summarize changes in NYS laws regarding mandatory electronic prescribing and changes in the syringe and needle regulations.

· Explain the aspect of the Drug Quality and Security Act and its effect on pharmacy compounding and outsourcing in NYS.

· Describe the requirements for the dispensing and administration of naloxone with regards to opioid poisoning and overdoses.

· Recognize the latest changes in NYS laws, rules and regulations affecting pharmacy practice.

 Target audience: Pharmacists and student pharmacists in all practice settings.

 The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.


 

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