Course Description
Insulin therapy, while essential to the health of millions of patients, continues to be a leading cause of serious patient harm when used in error. This activity will provide up-to-date information on the top insulin safety issues facing practitioners and an overview of ISMP’s newly-released national guidelines for safe subcutaneous insulin use. Expert speakers will discuss some of the unique challenges involved in managing complex insulin therapy across the continuum of care, including the use of concentrated insulins, insulin vials, and pens.

Learning Objectives
The target audience for this activity includes pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Describe the risks associated with subcutaneous insulin that have led to errors, as well as other preventable adverse outcomes associated with insulin management across the continuum of care.
Compare your organization’s efforts to prevent subcutaneous insulin errors to ISMP’s Safe Practice Guidelines for Subcutaneous Insulin Use in Adults.
Discuss three common practice concerns and reality-based solutions with insulin management across the continuum of care.
Identify unique survival skills practitioners can teach all patients regarding subcutaneous insulin therapy.

Expiration Date: 02-15-2020

CE Hours
This course is approved for 1.5 contact hours.
Accreditation
This free CE activity for Pharmacy Technicians is provided by ProCE, Inc. and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) with the Universal Activity Number of 0221-9999-18-078-H05-P/T.
Before You Begin
  1. Register for the CPE Monitor through the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).free pharmacy ce
  2. Register for an account at ProCE, Inc.free pharmacy tech ce
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