Event Reporting and Patient Safety Optimization

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 0.75
    • CPE: 0.75
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jun 2, 2022
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2025
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    45 Minutes
  • Average User Rating:
    (2 Ratings)
This content was recorded from the live event on June 2, 2021. If you attended and claimed credit, please do not complete this release. 


Mary Keen Mary Keen, PharmD
Pharmacy Practice Resident
Emphraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
Danville, Kentucky

Needs Statement

Increased reporting of medication safety events by all practitioners within our health system. Lack of knowledge related to the impact that reporting all medication events, regardless of level of harm that may occur to the patient, can have on system-level safety initiatives and institutional safety culture.

Target Audience

Physicians, PA's, Pharmacists


Upon completition of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the evolution of medication event reporting
2. Discuss terminology related to medication events
3. Outline barriers to medication event reporting
4. Explain the importance of reporting medication events by all staff members


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by UK HealthCare CECentral and Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. University of Kentucky HealthCare CECentral is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

This enduring material is designated for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACGME Competencies

  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Systems-based practice

IPE Competencies

  • Roles/ Responsibilities

This knowledge-based activity will award 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credit in states that recognize ACPE providers.

Faculty Disclosure

All planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content are required to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months.  An ineligible company is defined as one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if the educational content an individual can control is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company.

None of the planners, faculty, and others in control of educational content for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies.

The material presented in this course represents information obtained from the scientific literature as well as the clinical experiences of the speakers. In some cases, the presentations might include discussion of investigational agents and/or off-label indications for various agents used in clinical practice. Speakers will inform the audience when they are discussing investigational and/or off-label uses.

Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.


This activity is collaborated with Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.