NCC MERP: Pharmacist Tools to Support Patient Safety
Home Study Webinar
$20 Activity Fee – available through November 3, 2025.
During this home study, participants will learn about the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCC MERP) and its efforts to continually promote medication safety. The presenter discusses NCC MERP’s ongoing generation of practical and timely solutions designed to reduce and/or prevent medication errors in addition to innovative programs for pharmacists that can improve error reporting. Participants will gain deeper insight about NCC MERP resources that can be utilized to support patient and prescription drug safety.
This home study webinar is a recording of the live activity that was held on December 14, 2022.
How to Access the Home Study Webinar and Earn CPE
The home study webinar is eligible for Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education-accredited continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit. More details regarding the presentation, CPE activity credits, and browser requirements can be found in the CPE Activity Information Guide.
Follow the steps below to access the home study webinar and claim CPE credit:
- Log in to your NABP e-Profile and select the Continuing Education Activities tile to purchase this activity and obtain the access code and instructions.
- Log in to NABP’s CPE Submission Site and select the “Home Study CPE” tab.
- If you do not have a log in for Learner Community, you will need to create an account.
- Enter the access code provided in your confirmation email and click “Redeem Code.”
- Enter only one code at a time.
- View the recording, complete the activity in its entirety, including watching the full video, and pass the post-test. Once completed, the Credit section will unlock.
- Select the appropriate credit (pharmacy or pharmacy technician), enter your NABP e-Profile ID and date of birth, and click the “claim” button to earn credit.
Claims must be submitted within 60 days from the date you opened the activity.
Dr Eldridge is currently the director of the Healthcare Patient Safety Information team at the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Healthcare Quality and Safety Center of Excellence. Her direct reporting lines at USP include the Nomenclature and Labeling, Healthcare Information and Technology, and Healthcare Safety and Quality Expert Committees. Her work focuses on delivering quality standards and solutions that meet the needs of health care professionals and improve quality and patient safety. Dr Eldridge received her bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of Miami and her doctorate degree in pharmacy from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and post-graduate training at Children’s National Medical Center. She joined USP in 2020 and accepted the role of Secretariat of NCC MERP.