Medical and Medication Error Prevention

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Course Description

This course is an overview on medication error prevention and its significance on healthcare and patient safety. It covers concepts on medication error types, factors, root cause analysis, impact, and prevention strategies.

 

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses and allied healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, healthcare providers will be able to:

  • Define medication error, adverse event, sentinel event, negligence, root cause, near miss, and latent error
  • Explain the types and classifications of medication error
  • Discuss the causes & factors that lead to medication error
  • Characterize the impact of medication error on patient safety, health professionals, and healthcare outcomes
  • Differentiate the root causes of medication errors
  • Explain the multidimensional approach in the prevention of medication error

At the completion of this activity, assistants, aids, support staff, and pharmacy technicians will be able to:

  • Identify key risk factors for head injuries from abuse
  • Describe how shaken baby syndrome occurs
Instructional Methods
  • Assessment Review
  • Case Study
  • Interactive Elements
  • Lesson Recall Self Assessment
  • Slides Presentation
  • Slideshow Narration
  • Take Home Resource
  • Video Clips
Assessment
  • Autograded
  • Daily CE Broker Reporting for Registered Boards
  • Final Quiz
  • Lesson Quizzes
  • Passing 80%+
  • Quiz Retakes
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