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Reducing Insulin-Related Medication Errors

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
This webinar will focus on evidence-based safety practices for the management of high alert medications, and in particular, insulin management. Changes for improvement will be highlighted, including coordinating care processes to properly time the monitoring of glucose levels and administration of insulin that can help reduce the risk of an adverse drug event. The Webinar will also highlight quality improvement successes in reducing medication errors involving insulin in hospitalized patients.


• Judith Jacobi, PharmD, FCCM, FCCP, DPNAP, BCPS, Critical Care Pharmacist, Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital
• David W. Lam, MD, Instructor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases

How to join the Webconference

1.Click on the following link to begin logging on: https://nyspfp.webex.com/nyspfp/onstage/g.php?d=643530133&t=a
2.Enter your name and e-mail 
3.Enter the case-sensitive password: Studies123 
4.Click the “Join Now” button.
5.Fill in any additional information requested.
6.Click the “Submit” button at the bottom right-hand side of your screen. 
After loading, a pop-up box will appear with the following dial-in instructions: 
   •The toll-free phone number: (877) 668-4493 
    •The Meeting ID number: 643 530 133 
    •Your unique Attendee ID number: ____ (Assigned when you log into the Webconference) You will need to key this number into the telephone to ensure your computer and telephone are linked. 

This Webconference will be presented with Closed Captioning. You can begin accessing the closed captioning 10 minutes prior to the start of the Webconference, either in the WebEx media viewer, or by opening a separate window in your browser and using the following link: http://www.captionedtext.com/client/event.aspx?CustomerID=1367&EventID=2129793


Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages all NYSPFP hospital liaisons, nursing-centered initiative team leaders, physicians, and pharmacists to participate.

Who To Contact

If you need assistance with registration for the Webconference, please contact Joan Stewart at jstewart@nyspfp.org or (518) 431-7522.
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