After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Understand the effects of mentored implementation of a medication reconciliation best practices toolkit on medication discrepancies across a wide range of North American hospitals. 2. Appreciate how lessons learned from studies using implementation science methods can be applied to make subsequent quality improvement efforts more effective.
3. Understand next steps to improve medication reconciliation nationwide
Faculty Jeffrey Schnipper, MD, MPH Director of Clinical Research, Brigham Health Hospital Medicine Unit Research Director, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients. Dr. Schnipper has disclosed the following: Grant/Research Support: Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (investigator-initiated study of opioid-related adverse drug events)Portola Pharmaceuticals (investigator-initiated study of patients who decline VTE prophylaxis)
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours