Price: $12.001.0 Hours
According to a 2007 Institute of Medicine report, an astonishing 380,000 to 450,000 preventable adverse drug events take place in hospitals annually, causing patients to suffer injury or death. As much as $3.5 billion is spent annually on treatment of these adverse events. This has become not only a quality issue but a financial issue as well, raising concern in the healthcare community and regulatory organizations. This educational activity will review common drug-drug and drug-food interactions, phases of pharmacokinetics, and interventions to improve patient safety and outcomes.