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Using the BPMH to reduce medication errors in home healthcare

How medication reconciliation adds value in community based patient care

Friday, September 27, 2019
1 day workshop

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Program Abstract

This one-day workshop is designed to provide home health professionals with an overview of transition-related medication incidents and how medication reconciliation (MedRec) adds value in community based patient care.

There will be a specific focus on the importance of the Best Possible Medication History (BPMH) within the medication reconciliation process. Participants will learn how to conduct a BPMH interview and document the necessary components of a BPMH, and how to conduct a systematic review to enhance the safety of transitions to home from other levels of care.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe common transition-related medication errors and adverse drug events in the home
  2. Understand how MedRec enhances safety for patients
  3. Understand medication nomenclature
  4. Confidently perform the systematic process of collecting a BPMH
  5. Develop awareness of the roles of various health team members in resolving medication discrepancies
  6. Partner with patients to improve medication safety
Friday, September 27, 2019
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
ISMP Canada Learning Centre
4711 Yonge Street, Suite 501
Toronto, ON, M2N 6K8
$500 per person, plus applicable taxes (enrolment is limited to 8 attendees)
For registration information, please select the Registration’ tab near the top of the screen.
Workshop Level:
Introductory: relevant safety principles and concepts will be explained
Nurses, care coordinators, community pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, EMS professionals, and supervisors/managers working in home or community care

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ISMP Canada
4711 Yonge Street, Suite 501
Toronto, ON M2N 6K8
416–733–3131 ext.0
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4711 Yonge Street
(Procter & Gamble building)

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We are located in the Procter & Gamble Building - 4711 Yonge Street - North of the 401 on the East side of Yonge Street, South of Sheppard Avenue.

(416-733-3131 - ISMP Canada)

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