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Medication Errors: Best Practices for Prevention

Gain an understanding of proper medication error prevention strategies to use within the health care systems.

Medication errors can occur across the continuum of health care. Patient outcomes as a result of these errors can range from no impact to severe consequences. This material identifies requirements for medication administration, as well as potential causes for medication errors. This information is essential to recognize important strategies to reduce the incidence of medication errors and thus promote patient safety and quality of care. The content will include system and individual strategies that can be applied in a variety of health care settings, including promotion of medication safety at home.

Runtime: 86 minutes
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Agenda

Overview of Medication Administration

  • Nursing Scope of Practice Considerations
  • Regulatory and Accreditation Requirements

Medication Error Prevention in Health Care Settings

  • Definition and Statistics of Medication Errors
  • Common Causes of Medication Errors
  • System Safety Considerations
  • Personal Safety Strategies

Medication Error Prevention at Home

  • Importance of Health Care Literacy
  • Strategies for Safe Medication Administration at Home
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This course was last revised on November 21, 2018.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.25
     
  • CA MCLE 1.25
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.25
     
  • IL CLE 1.25
     
  • ME CLE 1.0
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.7
     
  • NV CLE 1.0
     
  • VT CLE 1.25
     
  • WA CLE 1.25
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.25
     
  • CA MCLE 1.25
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • HI CLE 1.25
     
  • IL CLE 1.25
     
  • ME CLE 1.0
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.7
     
  • NV CLE 1.0
     
  • VT CLE 1.25
     
  • WA CLE 1.25
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.
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Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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Kim Maryniak, PhD, MSN, BN, RNC-NIC, NEA-BC

Kim Maryniak, PhD, MSN, BN, RNC-NIC, NEA-BC

Yuma Regional Medical Center

  • 29 years of experience emphasizes all aspects of evidence-based practice, nursing professional practice, and promoting skills and knowledge related to standards for assessment, disease management, safety and quality of care
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops regarding evidence-based practice, pain management, disease management, risk and safety, quality, and professional practice
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of nursing documentation, professional practice, assessment, common disease processes, and peer support
  • Ph.D. in Nursing, Master's of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing, certified neonatal intensive care nurse, board certified as nurse executive: advanced
  • Member of American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 404404
Published 2018
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