Available Until 5/22/2027

ASHP Safety and Quality Residency Gems 2024

Planned in cooperation with the Section on Medication Safety

ACPE Activity Number: 0204-0000-24-069-H05-P
Release Date:  May 22, 2024
Expiration Date: May 22, 2027
Activity Type: Knowledge-based 
CE Credits:  1.0 contact hour, (0.10 CEUs)
Activity Fee: Member – Free / Non-Member – Not Available 

This activity is a recording from a live webinar and those that claim credit for the live webinar should not claim credit for this activity.

Activity Overview 

The Safety and Quality Residency Gems will highlight PGY1 and PGY2 residency projects that improve medication safety in their organizations. This session will showcase projects that are innovative, required multidisciplinary collaboration, and show substantial improvements to the medication use process. 

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education with Commendation.

This activity was planned to meet the educational needs of clinicians and administrators involved in developing and implementing quality and safety projects.  

After completing this activity, the learner should be able to…

  • Discuss innovative medication safety initiatives in health system pharmacy practice.
  • Identify strategies within the pharmacy workflow to prevent patient harm.
  • Provide an example of a safety improvement program that overcomes a clinical or operational safety issue. 

  • Introduction and Announcements 

  • Presentation  

  • Questions, Answers, and Discussion 

Maria F. Bowen, PharmD (moderator)
Medication Safety and Drug Information Specialist
University Hospitals Health System
Cleveland, OH 

Neda Abu-Gharbiyeh (speaker)
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL 

Alexis Coffee (speaker)
PGY1 Community-Based Pharmacy Resident
NorthShore University HealthSystem
Glenview , IL 

Jeremy Espeut (speaker)
PG1/PGY2 Corporate Pharmacy Administration & Leadership Resident
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, FL 

Ashley Ferris (speaker)
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
University of Kentucky HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital
Lexington, KY 

Emma Kenton (speaker)
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Kansas City, MO 

Emily Koo (speaker)
PGY-1 Community-Based Pharmacy Resident
Kaiser Permanente San Diego - Community
San Diego, CA  

Reynell Flores Morales (speaker)
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident, Ambulatory Care Focus
Marshfield Clinic Health System
Marshfield, WI 

Faith Rutherford (speaker)
PGY1 Pharmacy Resident
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Houston, TX 

In accordance with our accreditor’s Standards of Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ASHP requires that all individuals in control of content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. An individual has a relevant financial relationship if they have had a financial relationship with an ineligible company in any dollar amount in the past 24 months and the educational content that the individual controls is related to the business lines or products of the ineligible company. 

An ineligible company is any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The presence or absence of relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience. 

  • No one in control of the content of this activity has a relevant financial relationship (RFR) with an ineligible company. 

This activity consists of recordings of faculty slides presentations, active learning activities, discussion, and handouts. Participants must participate in the activity in its entirety to claim continuing pharmacy education credit online at ASHP Learning Center. Follow the prompts online to complete the evaluation, claim credit and view the statement of credit immediately after completing the activity. 

Per ACPE requirements, CPE credit must be claimed within 60 days of being earned. Once you have processed and claimed your CE credit, we encourage you to check your NABP eProfile account to verify your credits were transferred successfully before the ACPE 60-day deadline. It is an electronic direct-report process so your credits should appear in your account within a few minutes. After the 60 day deadline, ASHP will no longer be able to report your credit(s) for this activity.