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Medication Safety and Error Prevention

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48 SREstimated Price

SCHSSaudi Commission for Health Specialties

3 continuing medical education hours


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Based on our survey findings, we found a gap in participants' knowledge regarding medication safety protocols and error prevention strategies. Specifically, participants demonstrated limited understanding of common types of medication errors and their potential impact on patient outcomes.Furthermore, our assessment highlighted a need for improved awareness and utilization of error reporting systems among participants. Many were unfamiliar with the importance of error reporting in enhancing patient safety and identifying areas for improvement in medication administration processes.In summary, our need assessment reveals gaps in knowledge regarding medication safety, error reporting systems, RCA methodology, and interprofessional communication. Addressing these gaps through targeted training and interventions will be crucial for improving patient safety and enhancing the quality of care provided in healthcare settings.


  • • Recognize the significance of medication safety in healthcare delivery.
  • • Analyze common types of medication errors and their impact on patient health outcomes.
  • • Assess the role of error reporting systems in enhancing patient safety.
  • • Apply strategies to enhance safety at each stage of medication administration.
  • • Apply RCA methodology to investigate medication errors and identify underlying causes.
  • • Participate in case studies and group exercises to conduct RCA for medication errors.
  • • Recognize the importance of effective interprofessional communication and collaboration in healthcare delivery.


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Heightened awareness of medication safety's importance.
  •  Improved ability to recognize and understand medication errors.
  •  Enhanced understanding of error reporting systems' role.
  • Proficiency in implementing safety strategies like computerized order entry.
  •  Increased ability to conduct root cause analysis for errors.
  • Improved RCA methodology application through case studies. 
  • Recognized importance of interprofessional communic

Target Audience

  • Physician
  • Dentistry
  • Dental Technology and Assistants
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Education
  • Public and Community Health
  • Medical Education
  • Healthcare & Hospitals


  • osama Khalaf haj mouhammad

    Clinical Pharmacy