Safety in Numbers - Multi-stakeholder use of the Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) number for improved compounding safety

Date:  Nov 24, 2022
Time: 13:00 EST
Location: Webinar

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Come hear from our panellists as they share first-hand experiences to keep patient safety at the forefront of our minds

Event overview

By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • State the importance of incorporating Chemical Abstract Numbers as a strategy to reduce compounding errors.
  • Describe HealthPRO’s advocacy efforts in reducing compounding errors by the addition of Chemical Abstract Numbers. 
  • Explain the rationale for the inclusion of CAS Numbers within Alberta Health Services (AHS) records - at sites that have launched Connect Care as well as sites that have not launched.
  • Describe the operational process of incorporating CAS Numbers into their compounding formulas in AHS in both sites that have electronic barcoding software/technologies and paper-based processes.
  • Identify key knowledge translation considerations for hospital pharmacies when implementing CAS Numbers into their operational processes.

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