Preventing Medication Errors Part 1: General Recommendations for System-Wide Change

This is the first in a 3-part series that focuses on medication errors and strategies that can be implemented to prevent their occurrence.  In this program, general recommendations for system-wide changes to enhance medication safety will be discussed.


After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Explain the various aspects of the "systems approach to error prevention" including reporting systems, standardized safety procedures and safety training
  • Describe the importance of applying lessons learned from sentinel events
  • Identify the key attributes of building a new culture of safety to prevent medication errors
This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.
Price: $249.00 USD

Product ID: MED635
Media: DVD
Year: 2016
Duration: 22:46 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Medication Administration, Legal Aspects of Nursing
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