Vizient PSO Topical Safety Web Conference Series - Preventing mislabeled specimens in the ED and ambulatory care

July 14, 2021

In this webinar, the impact that mislabeled specimens can have on patients and health care systems will be discussed The presenters will describe the methodologies used to identify that mislabeled specimens were a problem, and the improvement techniques implemented to reduce the mislabeled specimens in both the ambulatory and ED settings. 

Target Audience

Nurses

Physicians

Pharmacist

Learning Objectives

Describe the impact of mislabeled specimens in patient care
Describe methods to identify mislabeled specimen errors and related process gaps
Discuss solutions to address specimen labeling errors in ambulatory or ED settings
Discuss potential technology-enabled solutions for reducing mislabeled specimen events
 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
06/02/2021
Course expires: 
08/28/2021
Event starts: 
07/14/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
07/14/2021 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: None of the planning committee members or presenters have anything to disclose
Planning committee members
Ellen Flynn, RN, MBA, JD, CPPS    
AVP, Programs
Vizient

Tammy Williams, MSN, RN, CPPS
Program director
Vizient

Laura Hoffman, DNP, RN, CPHQ
Program Director
Vizient

Jim Lichauer, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
Project Manager, PI Collaboratives & Advisory – Pharmacy
Vizient

Robert Dean, DO, MBA
Senior Vice President Performance Management
Vizient

Course reviewer
Tammy Williams, MSN, RN, CPPS
Vizient nurse planner
Program director
Vizient

Jim Lichauer, Pharm.D., BCPS, FASHP
Pharmacy reviewer
Project Manager, PI Collaboratives & Advisory – Pharmacy
Vizient

Presenters
Adam Meier, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CPHQ
Director of Nursing, Ambulatory
University of Kansas Health System

Nam Tram, PhD
Professor of Clinical Pathology
UC Davis
 

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statements:

NURSING
This activity is designated for 1.00 contact hours.

Vizient, Inc. is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP12580, for 1.20 contact hours.

PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours. 
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-159-L05-P

PHYSICIAN
Vizient, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.20 CBRN
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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