Danger in the Operating Room: Concentrated Drugs

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1.0 Class A Credit
1.0 Pharm Credit
Course Expiration Date: 2/27/2019


Review strategies to minimize or eliminate concentrated medications in the operating room to improve patient safety.


Supported by an educational grant from Fresenius Kabi.

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Overview of Course

Upon completion of this course, the CRNA will know strategies to minimize or eliminate concentrated medications from the operating room to improve patient safety.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

1. Discuss drug preparation/dilution and administration in the operating room and the potential for medication errors with provider-prepared medications.

2. Understand the value of standardizing concentrations in the operating room to improve patient safety.

3. Implement a culture of manufacturer-prepared, ready-to-administer products in the operating room to prevent medication errors and promote evidence-based patient safe practices. 

Verification of Participation

The participant will have only 2 opportunities to successfully complete the course post-test, which is comprised of 10 random questions pulled from the test pool of questions. The passing score of at least 80% is required for the exam in this course. If the participant fails the post test, he or she will not receive CE credits for this course.

Accreditation Statement

This course has been prior approved by the AANA for 1.0 Class A CE credit; AANA Code Number: 1035931.

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 1.00 CE credit in Pharmacology/Therapeutics.

Course Expiration Date: 2/27/2019

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing Provider Number: 10862.