Virtual Medication Safety for Technicians CD-ROM

Overview

Medication errors can have serious, and at times, life threatening consequences. VIRTUAL MEDICATION SAFETY FOR TECHNICIANS is a multimedia learning tool designed to simulate the day-to-day experience of a pharmacy technician, with special emphasis on the most common medication errors encountered in practice. Through a "virtual" pharmacy, you will be able to practice responding to customer requests, interacting with the pharmacist and co-workers, and handling the challenges that arise each day at the pharmacy. In ...

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Overview

Medication errors can have serious, and at times, life threatening consequences. VIRTUAL MEDICATION SAFETY FOR TECHNICIANS is a multimedia learning tool designed to simulate the day-to-day experience of a pharmacy technician, with special emphasis on the most common medication errors encountered in practice. Through a "virtual" pharmacy, you will be able to practice responding to customer requests, interacting with the pharmacist and co-workers, and handling the challenges that arise each day at the pharmacy. In addition, you will be exposed to different types of high-risk, life-threatening medication errors in order to demonstrate how errors occur and how to systematically reduce those errors. Through practice and application in a low risk setting, you will hone the professional skill-set needed to succeed in an externship and on the job. MEDICATION SAFETY FOR TECHNICIANS is a must have for anyone preparing for a career as a pharmacy technician.

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1. Tutorial. 2. Look Alike Drugs. 3. Abbreviations and Symbols. 4. Sound Alike Drugs. 5. MedWatch. 6. Incorrect Drug Dispensed. 7. Medication Interactions. 8. Labeling Mix-Up. 9. Stress and Fatigue. 10. Contaminated Medications. 11. Unprofessional Working Environment.
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