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Strategies for Reducing Anticoagulant-Associated Medication Errors

Tuesday, January 8, 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, anticoagulants. Since anticoagulants are among the most common medications that cause adverse drug events, the Webinar will highlight quality improvement successes in reducing anticoagulant-associated medication errors in hospitalized patients. Steven Meisel, Pharm.D., CPPS, Director of Patient Safety at Fairview Health Services in St. Paul Minnesota will join this Webinar to present on successful strategies in monitoring and managing anticoagulants.

Speakers

Steve Meisel, Pharm.D., CPPS, Director of Patient Safety, Fairview Health Services, St. Paul, Minnesota

How to join the Webconference

1. Click on the following link to begin logging on:  https://nyspfp.webex.com/nyspfp/onstage/g.php?d=646980467&t=a
2. Enter your name and e-mail address
3. Enter the case-sensitive password: Alert123
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: 646 980 467
• 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=2080938

Materials

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.

Event Recording URL

https://nyspfp.webex.com/nyspfp/lsr.php?AT=pb&SP=EC&rID=9597192&rKey=5bd5616cdedbfb6b
 
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