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Speaker Spotlight: Patricia Kienle

Patricia C. Kienle, RPh, MPA, BCSCP, FASHP
Director, Accreditation and Medication Safety
Cardinal Health

Sunday, March 26, 2023
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Describe your session in a tweet

Hazardous drugs are those that could harm care givers. How can we protect ourselves while still providing compassionate care to our home care patients? This session will provide information that focuses on practical approaches to protecting health care professionals from risk.

What is the most important thing you want attendees to take away from your session?

Recognize the potential dangers when handling hazardous drugs and identify and implement mitigating strategies to minimize risk.

Describe your first professional speaking experience?

42 years ago and over 600 presentations ago .... (I had to look at my CV!): a presentation on patient safety to an interprofessional group at a state meeting

Excluding your session, what other topics are you passionate about in relation to the home and alternate site industry?

Education of patients concerning their medications

If you could add a word to the dictionary, what would you add and what would it mean?

happycontentness - loving what you do and delighting in the accomplishments of others you may have influenced


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