The speakers of this webinar aim to increase awareness and understanding of human factors that can cause drug errors, and to explain the benefits of using RTA medications to further minimise these risks.
This promotional webinar will benefit all healthcare professionals who work in the ICU environment, particularly those who prescribe and/or administer medications.
After this webinar, participants should be able to:
- Identify and explain human factors that can contribute to causing drug errors.
- Discuss a real working example of switching to an RTA.
- Discuss benefits of using RTA medications and identify how this can be implemented into clinical practice.
Dr Peter Isherwood MRCP FRCA EDIC FFICM, PGC Medical Education, PGC Human Factors and Ergonomics for Patient Safety, Consultant Anaesthesia and Intensive Care medicine, University Hospitals Dorset
Sarah Kimpton, Lead Critical Care and Theatres Pharmacist, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Sebastian McNeilly, Lead Pharmacist Medicines Governance and Safety, Jersey General Hospital
Dr Isherwood provides a deeper understanding of what human factors science is in healthcare and how this approach can be applied within a healthcare setting.
Sarah Kimpton shares her experience in transitioning from mixing at the bedside to using a ready to administer product (RTA), the reasons behind the need for change and explores the pros and cons of previous practices.
This webinar has been developed and organised by Sintetica Limited and is supported by the UK Clinical Pharmacy Association Ltd.
The webinar is intended for Health Care Professionals only and is FREE to both UKCPA members and non-members.
Date of Preparation: May 2022
Job Bag No: SINT149b