Medication Safety Intensive

Medication Safety Intensive Workshop

Maximize your error prevention efforts!

This two-day virtual workshop is designed to help you successfully address current medication safety challenges that impact patient safety. Program faculty will provide you with the specific tools and resources needed to establish and sustain an aggressive, yet focused medication safety program.

Decades of data and learning from ISMP's Medication Error Reporting Programs make this a unique experience you will not find anywhere else. You will participate in hands-on practice in error analysis, evaluate root causes related to errors, learn how to effectively select high-leverage strategies, and use data to help sustain safety efforts within your organization.

This workshop is for practitioners at every level — including individuals who are new to medication safety roles and those looking to expand their understanding to support an effective medication safety system. 

This workshop is conducted in English.

Program Topics Include:

  • Key Elements of the Medication Use System
  • System Design and Risk-Reduction Strategies
  • Risk Identification and Data Collection Methods
  • Just Culture Concepts
  • Measuring Medication Safety
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Medication Safety Officer

Download a sample agenda

Intended Participants:

Practitioners with responsibility for medication safety oversight including:

  • Medication Safety and Patient Safety Officers/Managers
  • Risk and Quality Improvement Professionals
  • Directors of Pharmacy and Nursing
  • Clinical Leads/Nurse Managers
  • Chief Medical Officers
  • Frontline Clinical Staff 
  • Pharmacy Residents
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Professional Students

Upcoming Workshop Dates:

Registration closes 48 hours before workshop start date.


Virtual format:

  • $950.00 USD per person

Interested in a private workshop for your medication safety group? Contact ISMP today. 


Each workshop will feature speakers drawn from our distinguished faculty:

  • Matthew Grissinger, RPh, FISMP, FASCP
    Director, Education
    ISMP, Plymouth Meeting, PA
  • Susan Paparella, MSN, RN
    Vice President, Services
    ISMP, Plymouth Meeting, PA
  • Liz Hess, PharmD, MS, FISMP, CPPS
    Associate Director, Medication Safety & Accreditation
    Residency Program Director, Medication-Use Safety and Policy Pharmacy Residency
    UK Healthcare, Lexington, KY
  • Stacy Carson, PharmD, BCPS, FISMP
    Medication Safety Officer
    Advent Health, Orlando, FL

"The word 'intensive' truly defines the two days; I felt it translated into more than two years' worth of opportunities for growth and program development. The speakers' perspectives were founded in decades of practical experience but retained a forward-thinking mindset for innovation. This was a valuable and inspirational workshop."

-Jessica Kaczor, PharmD, BCPS

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CE Accreditation

acpe logoEducational Review Systems is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmaceutical education. This program is approved for up to 12 hours (1.2 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education. Statement of credit will be emailed within 4 to 6 weeks to participants who have successfully completed the post-test. Participants must participate in the entire presentation and complete the course evaluation to receive continuing pharmacy education credit. This program has been assigned the Universal Program Number 0761-9999-23-001-L05-P, 0761-9999-23-001-L05-T. Educational Review Systems is also approved for pharmacy continuing education by the state of Florida. Nursing continuing education provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. This program has been assigned the Universal Program Number CEP 13677 and is approved for 12.5 contact hours (1.25 CEUs) of continuing nursing education.

Cancellation Policy

All registration cancellations must be in writing to Sharon Dicker at [email protected]. Cancellations received more than 72 hours in advance of program start date are refunded less a $100 administrative fee. No refunds are made for cancellations received less than 72 hours in advance of program start date. If you plan to send someone else in your place, please notify ISMP prior to the day of the program.

In the event that ISMP must change the date of the program and a registrant is no longer able to attend as a result of the change, ISMP will issue a refund in the amount of the registration fee.