Activity

Activity ID

3725

Expires

December 26, 2020

Format Type

Enduring

CME Credit

0.5

Fee

$30
CME Provider

JAMA

Description

It is very easy to confuse drug concentrations and vials containing different amounts of drugs in the hospital setting. It is not uncommon to have dosing errors occur. In this podcast, we discuss how to manage an overdose of insulin and also how to implement preventive measures in the hospital environment to minimize the risk of drug dosing errors.Interviewees include Cynthia Barnard, PhD, MBA, MSJS, from Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Lara K. Ellinger, PharmD, BCPS, from Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Keith Hemmert, MD, from Northwestern Memorial HealthCare.

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1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

To understand how to manage insulin overdose and minimize the risk of having it occur.

Keywords

Diabetes and Endocrinology, Health Care Quality, Health Care Safety, Performance Improvement

Competencies

Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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