The goal of this course is to inform nurses about the dangers of using drug abbreviations in nursing practice. Errors that may occur from poor handwriting, abbreviations and related drug names.
This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE
if you have an active one year unlimited membership
|Author:||Denise L. Gray RN, MAS, BSN, CCM
|Delivery Method:||Online Self Study
|Category:||Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Psychiatric & Mental Health
- Identify the Naked decimal point and why it’s use is not good practice.
- Identify the abbreviations that cause most drug errors.
- Identify how to deal with ambiguous orders.
- Identify the abbreviations used at your facility that are forbidden.