The Pharmacy Team and Patient Safety Go Hand-in-Hand


This activity is provided by ASHP. 

This recorded activity is part 1 of a series of 3 webinars in this initiative. The  faculty review the importance of standardization in providing safe patient care. Specific discussion of Standardize 4 Safety and the recently adopted ISMP perioperative guidelines are highlighted by expert speakers, with suggested steps to prepare learners for practice-based adoption with implementation science strategies.

Intended Audience:

  • Pharmacists

  • Pharmacy Technicians 

Learning Objectives:

Following completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the Standardize 4 Safety Initiative, including barriers to its implementation. 

  2. Summarize the newly released ISMP Guidelines for Safe Medication Use in Perioperative and Procedural Settings. 

  3. Identify collaborative strategies for engaging the interprofessional team to reduce medication errors. 


MaryAnn Kliethermes, BSPharm, PharmD, FAPhA, FCIOM, Director of Medication Safety and Quality, ASHP

Matthew Grissinger, RPh, FISMP, FASCP, Director of Education, ISMP



This activity is provided by ASHP and supported by an educational grant from Pfizer Inc.

CE Accreditation

ACPE #: 0204-0000-23-428-H05-P, 0204-0000-23-428-H05-T
CE Credit: 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEU)
Activity Type: Application-based 

Expires: June 30, 2024

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. 


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