award for excellence in medication safety
Medication Safety Outreach
Free On-Demand Continuing Education Activities
The Medication Safety Best Practices Educational Series offers educational webinars presented by past Award for Excellence recipients and finalists. These webinars focus on significant institution-wide system improvements related to medication safety.
Putting Together the Puzzle: Multidisciplinary Approach to Improving Patient Safety
Presented by 2017 Recipient: University of North Carolina Medical CenterCreate account to view activity
Code Cart Tray Redo with Human Factors
Presented by 2017 Finalist: VA Ann Arbor Healthcare SystemCreate account to view activity
Optimizing Management of Patients with Chronic Noncancer Pain: Empowering Pharmacists as Active Members of the Care Team for Patients with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
Presented by 2017 Finalist: Geisinger Health SystemCreate account to view activity
Innovate Your Medication Education: MRxEd - Utilizing Technology for a Patient-Centered Approach to Medication Education
Presented by 2017 Finalist: NewYork-Presbyterian HospitalCreate account to view activity
Patient Safety Awareness Week Radio Media Tours
Each year, the ASHP Foundation holds a radio media tour to raise patient safety awareness. Representatives from the previous year's Award for Excellence in Medication Safety recipient conduct radio interviews around the country to educate the public on relevant patient safety topics.
How to Manage Pain Safely and Successfully
During Patient Safety Awareness Week, Clinical Pharmacy Manager Dawn Waddell, Pharm.D., BCPS of Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis served as the Foundation’s pharmacist spokesperson on managing pain safely and successfully. The audio news release and 18 radio interviews reached over 18 million listeners.
Listen to Past Interviews
2018: How to Store and Dispose of Medication Safety: Pharmacists Tips to Keep You, Your Family, and the Environment SafeKalynn Rohde, Pharm.D., of UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill, North Carolina was the pharmacy expert for 25 interviews on storing and disposing of medication that reached nearly 12 million listeners.
2018 Audio New Release
The Valder Beebe Show
BreAnn Taylor of Cincinnati of Children’s Medical Center served as the Foundation’s pharmacist spokesperson and educated more than 24.1 million listeners on how to safely give children medicines.
2017: Giving Your Children Medicine Safely: Pharmacist Tips for Parents
2017 Audio New Release
The Andrea Perry Show
2016: How to Care for a Loved One After Hospital DischargeDr. Mobolaji Adeola, Pharm.D., BCPS, of Houston Methodist Hospital System served as the Foundation’s pharmacist spokesperson and educated 10 million listeners on how to care for loved ones after they are discharged.
2016 Audio New Release
It's Your Health, syndicated with Lisa Davis
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