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Medication Reconciliation: Avoiding Dangerous Errors

CE718 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Jennifer L. Gibson, PharmD
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This course has been approved for 2 hours by the Commission on Case Manager Certification for 2017.
The goal of this program is to deepen nurses’, advance practiced nurses’, physicians’, and pharmacists’ understandings of the medication reconciliation process and requirements, and to emphasize the importance of medication reconciliation in improving patient safety. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Explain the impact of medication discrepancies on patients and the healthcare system
  • Describe the differences between medication history and medication reconciliation
  • Discuss the healthcare providers’ roles in providing both medication history and medication reconciliation services to patients and to the rest of the healthcare team

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, physicians and pharmacists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at or If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 2/16/2020

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