ACMT Pre-Meeting Symposium


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ACMT Pre Meeting Symposium: At the Precipice of Quality Health Care: The Role of the Toxicologist in Enhancing Patient and Medication Safety

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ACMT Pre Meeting Symposium: At the Precipice of Quality Health Care: The Role of the Toxicologist in Enhancing Patient and Medication Safety

Oct 17, 2014 8:00am ‐ Oct 17, 2014 11:30am

Objectives:

  • Describe how an anesthesia event led to systemic response to improve patient and medication safety
  • Define and describe the concept of Just Culture
  • Define the difference between human error, at risk behavior, and reckless behavior in a Just Culture
  • Define high reliability organizations/industries
  • Understand how Crew Resource Management concepts (i.e. checklists and sterile cockpit) apply to medication and patient safety in all clinical settings
  • Understand ISMP's organization and mission to improve medication safety
  • Describe how ISMP investigates medication errors and adverse drug events
  • Describe how ISMP creates their recommendations for medication management best practices and distributes them
  • Describe some FDA efforts to improve medication safety throughout the drug life cycle from an IND (Investigational New Drug), through an NDA (New Drug Application)and then post -market pharmacovigilance
  • Describe databases and tools used at the FDA to enhance medication safety

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ACMT Pre Meeting Symposium: At the Precipice of Quality Health Care: The Role of the Toxicologist in Enhancing Patient and Medication Safety

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ACMT Pre Meeting Symposium: At the Precipice of Quality Health Care: The Role of the Toxicologist in Enhancing Patient and Medication Safety

Oct 17, 2014 12:45pm ‐ Oct 17, 2014 4:30pm

Objectives:

  • Discuss the surveillance of medication events by Poison Control Centers
  • Discuss how Poison control Centers can assess and manage medication events
  • Apply specific communication techniques in difficult conversations when giving recommendations for treatment related to medication errors
  • Describe how multidisciplinary teams can improve medication safety
  • Describe how safety rounds in clinical areas can improve medication safety
  • Understand and apply patient safety concepts as they apply to actual medication events
  • Discuss different approaches to starting a career in patient safety

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ACMT CPC Competition

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ACMT CPC Competition

Oct 18, 2014 5:15pm ‐ Oct 18, 2014 7:15pm

Objectives:

  • Formulate an approach to the diagnosis of complex poisoning cases based on limited data
  • Describe the management of several unique poisonings
  • Identify potential pitfalls in the diagnostic approach to poisoned patients

Speaker(s):
  • Michael Abesamis, MD
  • James Cao, MD, Assistant Professor, Program Director, Medical Toxicology Fellowship, UT Southwestern Medical Center
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