Patient Safety: Avoiding Medication Errors in the Pharmacy
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Holiday Inn, 215 Sunnyside Blvd, Plainview, New York
Sign in:: 7:00 PM
Dinner: 7:00 PM
There will be a brief presentation on PSSNY’s Legislative Agenda during dinner
CE Program: 8:00 - 11:00 PM
Speaker: Joseph Bova received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at St. John’s University in Queens, NY.
He later served as the chairman of the New York State board of Pharmacy, Pharmacists Society of the
State Of New York, Westchester and Rockland Society of Pharmacists, and the National Community Pharmacists Association. He has been an active community pharmacist for over thirty years and owned the oldest active pharmacy in Westchester County but is currently providing lectures and seminars which are accredited continuing education programs for pharmacists on education, error prevention, New York State disciplinary process, laws, rules and regulations for New York state pharmacy practice, laws, rules and regulations for the proper prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances in New York State.
Speaker Disclosure: Joseph Bova has no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this program.
At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
1. Define the causes of medication errors in pharmacy practice
2. Describe the difference proper counseling can make in preventing medication errors
3. List common errors with immunizations
4. Describe how automation, e-prescribing, and other technology can affect medication errors in
5. Describe common medication error prevention tips and tools
6. Describe what to do in the event of an error
7. Describe the impact of med errors on your pharmacy license
UAN: 0170-9999-17-083-L05-P ∙ Knowledge Based Activity ∙ 3 Contact Hours
Target Audience: Pharmacists ∙ Initial Release Date 10/18/2017
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.