Medication Safety and Technology

PHA 6935- Medication Safety & Technology

This course will provide the participant with an overview of current medication safety technology being used in healthcare today. Discussions will surround a review of the function and purpose of the technology, how it improves safety by preventing certain types of errors, how staff members circumvent the safety features, and review cases of medication events that occurred while using the safety technology. Technology to be covered during the course includes: barcode medication administration, computerized provider order entry, automated dispensing cabinets, infusion smart pumps, electronic clinical surveillance systems, robots and IV workflow technology.
Credits: 3
Offered Fall semester


$750/credit hour plus student fees.

Questions regarding the course? 

Contact the program advisor, Heather Steingraber.

Questions about the application and registration process?


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