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2020 Homestudy CE: Caution Ahead: Preventing Medication Errors in the Health-System Setting (Patient Safety CE)

For the best possible experience in completing this homestudy and watching the required video recording, we recommend always using the most current software that is available for your operating system.



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Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy Technicians


Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Premier, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 

Requirements for CE Credit

To obtain CE credit for this activity, participants must watch the entire video of the webinar activity and complete the learning assessment post-test and the program evaluation. You will have two (2) opportunities to successully complete the post-test, and credit will be awarded for a minimum passing grade of 75%. Participants will receive CE credit within 60 days of completing the post-test and evaluation.  All CE credit will be administered through CPE Monitor. NABP e-profile ID and date-of-birth entry are mandatory for each participant.






There are 2 steps to completing this Homestudy CE: 
Step 1:  Watch the entire video recording of the activity.
Step 2:  Click on "Take the Test" to complete the post-test and evaluation.
Please Note: A handout is provided. Please print it out and follow along with the audio recording.


  • Describe system-based causes of error and how to use this information to prevent medication errors
  • Identify system-based error reduction strategies when given a case example
  • List three key safety principles to use in medication error prevention
  • Explain the rank order of error reduction strategies and how it can be used to avoid errors


Christina Michalek, BS, RPh, FASHP
Medication Safety Specialist, Institution for Safe Medication Practices

Activity Number


Release Date: Aug 3, 2020
Credit Expiration Date: Aug 3, 2023

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