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.

 This program has been designated for 0.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education credits.
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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