Pgm #32: Safe Medical Practices with Medications

February 23, 2012
Michael Cohen
National Medication Error Reporting Program, pharmacist

For organ transplant recipients, taking medications properly is a critical factor for staying healthy. Yet fundamental lapses in the health care safety system can contribute to improper medication use and poor outcomes. Using actual cases culled from reports sent by health professionals and consumers to his organization’s National Medication Error Reporting Program, pharmacist Michael Cohen will talk about the most common causes of medication errors and how you can act to prevent them.