ACPE # 204-000-11-268-H05P / 204-000-11-268-H05T
Credit Hour: 2.0 Contact Hours / 0.2 CEUs
Activity type: Knowledge-Based
CE Release date: December 8, 2011
CE Expiration date: December 8, 2014
This activity is a recording of a live session held on December 8, 2011 at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition in New Orleans, LA. Participants should claim credit for this “Home Study” activity only if they have not claimed credit for the “live” activity.
Please read the following information about this continuing pharmacy education (CPE) activity before accessing the recorded presentation using the link located at the bottom of this page.
Accreditation for Pharmacists
The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based CPE activity #204-000-11-268-H05P and 204-000-11-268-H05T offers 2.0 contact hours (0.2 CEUs) of credit to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. (No partial credit is allowed).
Methods and Format
This recorded activity consists of audio recordings, slide presentation, and an evaluation tool. Participants must listen, view the content in its entirety, and complete the evaluation to earn continuing pharmacy education credit. Participants may print their official statements of continuing pharmacy education credit immediately. The estimated time to complete this activity is 120 minutes and is free of charge.
This CPE activity is designed for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who work in hospitals and health systems with a specific focus on developing knowledge about just patient safety culture and medication safety.
This activity will provide an overview of patient safety culture, including a particular focus just culture. A just safety culture is emerging as the best practice, including through statements in ASHP policy. The session will focus on patient safety culture in organizations and help participants understand the importance of patient safety culture for organizations medication safety efforts. It will help participants differentiate non-punitive culture from just safety culture, which is challenging.
After participating in this knowledge-based CPE activity, participants will be able to:
- Define patient safety culture and describe its importance to an organization’s medication safety efforts.
- Differentiate non-punitive safety culture from just safety culture.
- Describe the features of a High Reliability Organization.
- List the essential elements necessary to implement the Just Culture model in your organization.
- Develop an action plan to assess and improve an organization’s safety culture.
- Deb Saine, MS, FASHP, Medication Safety Manager, Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA (Moderator)
- James M. Hoffman, PharmD, MS, Medication Outcomes and Safety Officer, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
- James R. Rinehart, RPh, MS, FASHP, Medication Safety Officer, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN
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All faculty and planners for this CPE activity are qualified, selected, and required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. ASHP identifies and resolves conflicts of interest prior to an individual’s participation in the development of content for this educational activity. The faculty and planners report no relevant financial relationships related to the content of this activity.
To claim credit you must login to the ASHP CE Center to process CE and complete the mandatory evaluation online before you can print your CE statement.