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2021 Homestudy CE: Creating a Safe Medication Environment in the Emergency Department (Patient Safety CE)

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CE Hours


CE Units


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

CE participation will be provided to CPE Monitor within 60 days of the CE activity upon CE registration, confirmation of participation for the entire activity, and completion of online learning assessment questions and speaker evaluation administered post-session.






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.


  • Identify key medication safety practices in the emergency department (ED) setting
  • Describe medication safety initiatives taken during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Explain the use of a failure modes effects analysis and root cause analysis to improve medication safety
  • Outline an approach to evaluating and monitoring medication safety initiatives in the ED


Nicole Acquisto, PharmD, FCCP, BCCCP
Emergency Medicine Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Associate Professor, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center

Activity Number


Release Date: Apr 12, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Apr 12, 2024

CE Hours