Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2020

August 26, 2020

Based on review of ECRI Institute's incident investigations and reporting databases, there is a need to address newly developing hazards and the migration of medical technologies to areas within pharmacy practice

Target Audience

Pharmacist

Pharmacy Technician

Learning Objectives

Learning objectives for Pharmacists: 

  • Describe where and how ECRI (Emergency Care Research Institute) generates there top 10 list
  • Discuss the top 10 list of health technology hazards for 2020 identified by ECRI
  • Explain recommendations to improve patient safety after identifying this top 10 hazards
  • Learning objectives for Pharmacy Technicians

 

Learning objectives for Pharmacy Technicians:

  • Describe where and how ECRI (Emergency Care Research Institute) generates there top 10 list
  • Discuss the top 10 list of health technology hazards for 2020 identified by ECRI
  • Explain recommendations to improve patient safety after identifying this top 10 hazards
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 0.50 ACPE Technician
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
Course opens: 
08/26/2020
Course expires: 
09/26/2020
Event starts: 
08/26/2020 - 2:30pm
Event ends: 
08/26/2020 - 3:00pm

Based on review of ECRI Institute's incident investigations and reporting databases, there is a need to address newly developing hazards and the migration of medical technologies to areas within pharmacy practice

Teams Meeting/ UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Keith Hylwa, PharmD, MBA

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

This knowledge-based activity provides 0.5 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 0.50 ACPE Technician
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
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