Medical Errors, Part 3: Preventing Medication Errors
OVERVIEW:

Errors that occur when providing medication is one of the most common and most avoidable types of medical errors. Medical Errors: Preventing Medication Errors, the final program in the three-part series on preventing Medical Errors, provides an overview of the different kinds of medication errors that can occur, and offers specific guidance on how nursing staff can prevent these errors. This includes implementation of safety recommendations from the Joint Commission, FDA, Institute of Safe Medication Practices, and other organizations described in this program.


OBJECTIVES:
  • Identify the different types of medication errors that can occur
  • Explain the steps that must be taken in daily practice to successfully prevent medication errors
  • Describe the National Patient Safety Goals that specifically address medication errors
  • Identify key precautions that can be incorporated into daily nursing practice to help protect patients from the possibility of medication errors
This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.

 This program has been designated for 0.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education credits.
Price: $249.00 USD

Product ID: MED089
Media: DVD
Year: 2015
Duration: 30:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Basic Clinical Skills, Medication Administration, Hospital Medicine
 
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