FDA’s Division of Drug Information in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is excited to present a series of educational webinars targeting the needs of all health care professionals and students, including physicians, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. Interact with FDA staff from a variety of divisions and learn more about the FDA and drug regulation!

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at 1pm (ET), CDER's Office of Communication, Division of Drug Information (DDI) will host a webinar titled: FDA Drug Topics: How FDA and ISMP Utilize Medication Error Reports to Improve Drug Safety. This webinar will describe the role of the FDA Division of Medication Error Prevention and Analysis (DMEPA) in preventing and addressing medication errors through pre-market and post-market activities. DMEPA collaborates with the nonprofit Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), to share information from the ISMP National Medication Errors Reporting Program in a way that benefits overall drug safety. Actions taken to address recent medication error reports will be explored, and the role of health care practitioners in identifying, preventing, and mitigating medication errors will be discussed.

Register Here: https://collaboration.fda.gov/ddi101921/event/registration.html

Activity Outline and Continuing Education Information: How FDA and ISMP Utilize Medication Error Reports to Improve Drug Safety (PDF - 157KB)

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