May 10-12, 2016, Bellevue, WA
Overlake Hospital Medical Center, Bellevue, Washington
Medication Safety Focused Just Culture
Medication Safety Focused Just Culture


This course is designed to help organizations achieve better outcomes, pursue sustainable and positive culture change through learning and justice, and reduce adverse events. This is accomplished by developing in-house expertise in the 5 Skills and the Just Culture Algorithm™. Specific case examples associated with medication safety will be provided for real-world simulations for pharmacists and nurses, along with broad organizational examples for other healthcare leaders and human resources staff.

Who Should Attend?
  • Pharmacy managers
  • Nurse managers
  • Medication safety officers
  • Patient safety officers
  • Leaders from risk, safety, quality, and human resources
  • Medical staff officers
  • Other organizational operations leaders
Phases of Training

There are 3 phases to provide the participants with rich and diverse learning experiences. These phases include online training, the Just Culture Certification Course, and a proficiency exam. Each phase builds on the previous learning opportunity and provides the participant with additional knowledge, understanding, and application of Just Culture principles. At a minimum, Phases 2 and 3 are required for a participant to be formally recognized as a Just Culture Certified Champion.

CEU Credits Available

This program is approved for a total of 20 contact hours (2.0 CEUs) of continuing education for pharmacists and nurses.

ACPE Pharmacy continuing education is provided by Educational Review Systems, Inc., which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. Pharmacists will receive 7 contact hours on day 1, 7 contact hours on day 2, and 6 contact hours on day 3, for a total of 20 contact hours for the 3-day program. Pharmacists must participate in an entire day’s program and complete a daily course evaluation and post-test to receive continuing education credit each day.

Nursing continuing education is provided by Debora Simmons, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN. The program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Nurses must participate in the entire program and complete a course evaluation and post-test to receive continuing education credit.

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