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BPMH Training for Pharmacy Technicians

Understanding the hospital pharmacy technician's role in the medication reconciliation process

Friday, November 22, 2019
1 day workshop

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This one-day interactive workshop provides hospital pharmacy technicians with fundamentals of medication reconciliation (MedRec), hands-on practice in conducting a Best Possible Medication History (BPMH) interview and documenting the necessary components of a BPMH.

MedRec is a formal process to ensure communication of accurate medication information throughout a person's healthcare journey. The BPMH is the cornerstone of MedRec. This one-day interactive workshop is designed to prepare hospital pharmacy technicians to collect a BPMH in the context of the MedRec process in an acute care setting. Whether you are new to MedRec or are a seasoned MedRec technician, this workshop will give you a fresh perspective, new ideas and tools that you can start using right away in your practice.

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

  1. Explain the role of MedRec as it affects patient care
  2. Understand where and how MedRec takes place
  3. Understand the role of the BPMH at all care transitions
  4. Describe the process of completing a BPMH
  5. Understand the benefits and limitations of various sources of a patient's medication information
Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: ISMP Canada
4711 Yonge Street, Suite 501
Toronto, ON
M2N 6K8
Cost: $400 plus applicable taxes
For registration information, please select the Registration’ tab near the top of the screen.
Audience: Hospital Pharmacy technicians
Course Level: Novice to Intermediate

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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)

On entry to the building, check in with Security to obtain a visitor ID badge (next to the lobby elevators).

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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We are located on the "Yonge Line" - please get off at the Sheppard Station.