Under the NAPRA Model Standards of Practice, pharmacists must assess all prescriptions for therapeutic appropriateness before the medication is dispensed.
As part of the College’s commitment to making enhancements to the Assurance and Improvement in Medication Safety (AIMS) Program, users provided insights on potential improvements to the program and platform.
Enhancing the user experience of completing the Pharmacy Safety Self-Assessment and recording medication safety incidents in the AIMS platform is a College priority. Here we share tips and enhancements.
The similarity of drug names continues to be a common factor in the dispensing of an incorrect drug, and poor verbal or written skills can increase the risk of errors.