Team # 886 -- Prescription Samples - Compliance and Safety - Pharmacy and Therapeutics
Student Affairs

October 2008


To standardize procedures relating to medication samples for patients to ensure the continued high standards of patient safety and compliance with regulatory guidelines.

Team Membership

  • Nora Maginnis, Leader
  • Stefanie Dunk, Member
  • Chet Evans, Member
  • Jim Gill, Member
  • Bob Heinbach, Member
  • Diane Smith, Member
  • Curt Swagler, Member

Results Achieved to Date

  • ExpectedResults: The team completed the project in January 2009 and conducted education with the clinicians on the processes developed. The Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee will monitor and report compliance with the revised procedures.
  • 3/2/2010

    Objective: April 2009 remeasurement indicates room for improvement in documentation of samples distribution. Monthly monitoring of logs will continue with contact and education with the clinical provider if deviations from protocol occur.

    Compliance will be remeasured and reported in 2010.
  • Below is the result of your feedback form. It was submitted by Nancy Lambert ( on Friday, July 16, 2010 at 15:06:37

    realname: Nancy Lambert


    FormType: Team update

    TeamName: Team # 886 -- Prescription Samples - Compliance and Safety - Pharmacy and Therapeutics

    AdminUnit: Student Affairs

    Notes: The outcome was that an effective system for managing and tracking medication samples was developed and is now in use in Clinical Services.




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