2019 Rabat – Eastern Mediterranean Countries Workshop on Medication Errors

Before hosting the 14th Annual IMSN Meeting in Rabat, the Morocco Poison Control and Pharmacovigilance Centre held a Workshop on medication errors dedicated to participants from Eastern Mediterranean Countries on October 12 (Basic principles of medication errors management) and October 13 (Case studies and prevention), offering the opportunity to share experiences with IMSN members.

13 October 2019 - Eastern Mediterranean Countries Workshop on medication errors

    Morocco Poison Control and Pharmacovigilance Centre (CAPM)
    WHO Collaborating Centre
    Rabat Instituts Madinate Al Irfane
    Rue Lamfedel Cherkaoui, Rabat
    Website : www.capm-sante.ma
    EMR Workshop Agenda Download

Presentations

  • Welcome of the Morocco Poison Control and Pharmacovigilance Centre
    Pr Rachida Soulaymani Bencheikh, Director
  • Introduction of the International Medication Safety Network
    Michael Cohen, Chairperson, International Medication Safety Network
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  • IMSN Strategic Plan 2019-2021
    David U, IMSN General Secretary
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How medication errors occur with drug container labeling and packaging

Session chaired by Pr Rachida Soulaymani (CAPM) and by David Cousins

  • Working Together to Address Global Drug Safety Issues with Packaging and Labeling
    Michael Cohen, President, Institute for Safe Medication Practices & Chairperson, IMSN
    Lubna Merchant, Deputy Director, Office of Medication Error Prevention and Risk Management, United States Food and Drug Administration
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  • Prescrire’s approach to labelling, packaging and naming related errors
    Étienne Schmitt, Prescrire Programme Éviter l’Évitable (Preventing the Preventable)
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Addressing three significant high alert medications

Session chaired by Ghita Benabdallah (CAPM) and by Étienne Schmitt (Prescrire)

  • A Spotlight on Oral Methotrexate
    Allison Hanson, 2019-2021 ISMP International Medication Safety Management Fellow
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  • Medication Safe Practice Review of Anticoagulant Therapy
    Dr David Cousins, Safe Medication Practice Consultant - England
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  • Canadian Initiatives to Support Safe Use of Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)
    Sylvia Hyland, ISMP Canada
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Moroccan case studies

Session chaired by Houda Sefiani (CAPM) and by Thamer El Shammari (ISOP)

  • Fatal outcome due to Rocuronium
    Loubna Alj, Morocco Poison Control and Pharmacovigilance Centre (CAPM), Rabat
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  • Medication errors occuring in hospital: experience of Ibn Sina hospital
    Dr. Casimir Adade Adade & Pr. Ait El Cadi Mina, University Hospital Ibn Sina Avicenne, Rabat
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  • Intercepted serious medication error: intrathecal use of Vincristine
    Dr. Hajar Daoudi & Pr. Ait El Cadi Mina, University Hospital Ibn Sina Avicenne, Rabat
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  • Medication errors with methylergometrine (Methergin°) in newborn
    Fouad Chafik, Morocco Poison Control and Pharmacovigilance Centre (CAPM), Rabat
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  • Prevention of administration-related injectable medication errors
    Safaa El Marnissi, University Hospital Ibn Sina Avicenne, Rabat
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  • Medication errors involving oral anticoagulants: vitamin K antagonists
    Aicha Chaibi, University Hospital Ibn Sina Avicenne, Rabat
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  • Securing high alert medications in newborn and mother department
    Dr Siham Ziani, University Hospital of Marrakech
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Warm thanks to Ghita Benabdallah and the CAPM team for the organization

Updated on October 24, 2019