NCC MERP: Pharmacist Tools to Support Patient Safety

This webinar was originally held on December 14, 2022. A recording of this webinar is being offered as a home study. Learn more and register.

During this webinar, attendees 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 will discuss 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. Attendees will gain deeper insight about NCC MERP resources that can be utilized to support patient and prescription drug safety.

CPE Credit

The complimentary 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.

Presenter

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Nakia Eldridge, MBA, PharmD Director, Healthcare Patient Safety Information, United States Pharmacopeia

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 the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCC MERP).