Medication Administration & Errors

Course Details:

  • Category: Facility Management
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Target Audience: All Employees; Clinical Employees

Course Overview: All healthcare providers and employees who have the responsibility of prescribing and administering medications to patients must know how to prevent medication errors. This training includes information to minimize medication errors from the Centers for Disease and Control (CDC), Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), Safe Injection Practices Coalition (SIPC), World Health Organization (WHO), and National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Training Includes:

  • Defining Medicinal Drugs
  • Harms and Benefits of Medications

Rights of Medication Administration

  • Right Patient
  • Right Drug
  • Right Time
  • Right Route
  • Rights Dose

  • Nurse's Role
  • Routes of Medication
  • Types of Medication Errors
  • Five Stages of Medication Process
  • Patient Risk Factors for Errors
  • Adverse Drug Events
  • Safe Prescribing Tips