When the lights go out: managing medication temperature excursions

May 4, 2022

Current USP temperature control requirements will be addressed and outlined. This activity will also provide examples and actions for when events occur that compromise temperature at which the medication are stored. This activity will also provide clarity into what mean kinetic temperature mean and why it is important to understand and control. 

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Pharmacy tech

Learning Objectives

Pharmacists
1.    Describe current USP temperature control requirements
2.    Define mean kinetic temperature and best practices
3.    Discuss temperature excursion examples and actions

Pharmacy tech
1.    Outline mitigation strategies to reduce risk from storage excursions

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
03/24/2022
Course expires: 
06/18/2022
Event starts: 
05/04/2022 - 1:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/04/2022 - 2:00pm CDT
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States

Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.

Planning committee members

Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Solutions Director
Vizient

Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program 
Vizient

Presenters

Desmond G. Hunt, Ph.D.
Senior Principal Scientist
United States Pharmacopeia

 

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 Statement:

PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours. 
Universal Activity Number(s): JA0006103-0000-22-143-L05-P - JA0006103-0000-22-143-L05-T

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 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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