This webinar provides an overview of the reasons for drug shortages, recent advocacy efforts to ameliorate the situation, and action steps organizations can take to minimize the impact of drug shortages on patient care. Specific drug shortage examples such as the IV fluids shortage are discussed.
- Identify national trends and causes of drug shortages.
- Describe advocacy efforts to alleviate the drug shortage problem.
- Analyze case scenarios of specific drug shortages and identify action steps organizations can take to minimize the impact of drug shortages.
- Erin R. Fox, PharmD — Director of Drug Information Service, University of Utah Health Care