2023 ICBE-C: Investigating Barcode Misreads - ICBEC202308W.2023
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This informatics pathology activity is intended for to medical directors, pathologists, and residents.

Credit Type: CME
Duration: 1 hour
Launch Date: August 21, 2023
Expiration Date: August 20, 2026 11:59 PM (CT)
Pricing: Junior Member Fee: $10.00
MOC Category: Systems-Based Practice

Registration Information
THIS ACTIVITY REQUIRES CREDIT CARD PAYMENT. If you ordered this product in advance, click Learning Search to locate the activity.

To enroll in the series with one easy payment, or to enroll multiple participants from the same institution, call 800-323-4040 option 1. This option is only available until December 31, 2023, after this date this activity is only accessible by an online credit card payment.

Your point-of-care staff calls to inform you they had 10 patient armband barcodes misread by the glucose analyzer over the weekend. This case will discuss how to investigate this problem and determine the risks and consequences.

After completing this activity, you should be able to:

  1. Distinguish between linear and two-dimensional barcodes and the elements needed to implement each.
  2. Describe potential issues associated with improper configuration of barcodes.
  3. Generate the steps required to properly investigate and respond to a barcode misread.
Mandy O’Leary, MD, MPH, FCAP

CME Information
Accreditation: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Category 1: The College of American Pathologists designates this internet enduring material educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Payment Information
To pay with a check, print a copy of this page and send it with your check to the address below. You will be notified when your payment has been processed and you have been registered into the activity.

College of American Pathologists
CAP Learning
325 Waukegan Road
Northfield, IL 60093-2750

Refund Policy
Refunds will be handled on an exception basis. Please submit your request to the CAP in writing via email at education@cap.org or fax at 847-832-8006.

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This activity and evaluation are available August 21, 2023, and expire August 20, 2026, at 11:59 PM (CT). Upon completion of the activity your credit will be awarded. Your certificate may be downloaded from your Transcript.

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Non-Member Price:   $52.00  
Member Price:  $40.00   

2023 ICBE-C: Investigating Barcode Misreads