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Quarterly Medication Safety Webinar: COVID-19 – Related Medication Safety Issues
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10/13/2020
When: Tuesday, October 13, 2020
12:00 PM
Where: WebEx
United States
Contact: Gaby Webster
978-364-5035


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Join us for our Quarterly Medication Safety Webinar titled COVID-19 – Related Medication Safety Issues:  A Public Health Perspective from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with presenters Kelly Ngan, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, CPH and Andrea Gormley, PharmD, JD.

Speakers

Kelly Ngan, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, CPH
Emergency Coordinator
Center for Drug Evaluation & Research
Food and Drug Administration

CDR Kelly Ngan holds a PharmD from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and an MPH from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.  Prior to focusing her career on public health, Dr. Ngan completed PGY-1 and PGY-2 residencies at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center and was an assistant professor of pharmacotherapy at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.  She joined the FDA in 2009, working on post-marketing safety activities, and she was commissioned into the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps in 2010.  Since 2014, she has worked with CDER’s Counter-Terrorism and Emergency Coordination Staff, which specializes in medical countermeasure drug development and public health emergency responses.

 

Andrea Gormley, PharmD, JD
Associate Director for Regulatory Affairs
Center for Drug Evaluation & Research
Food and Drug Administration

LCDR Andrea Gormley holds a PharmD and JD from Ohio Northern University.  She joined the FDA in 2008 as a Compliance Officer, focusing on removing fraudulent healthcare products from the market.  She joined CTECS in 2011 as a medical countermeasure development specialist and now serves as the Associate Director for Regulatory Affairs.  She has also worked for the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy, St Rita’s Medical Center Hospital (Lima, Ohio), and Rite Aid and Meijer Pharmacies. 


CE Information

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

1. List two risk factors that may cause patient harm in the topic discussed.
2. List two potential interventions that may prevent patient harm.
3. Describe the role of pharmacist in optimizing medication safety.
(Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians)

Activity Length: 1 Contact Hours Or 0.1 CEUs.

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