Medication Safety – Safer Practices = Safer Patients
This course provides the nurse with information related to medication administration safety and patient rights related to medications. A review of the impact and scope of medication errors and adverse drug events is provided. Interventions to reduce medical errors are highlighted along with nursing considerations.

Course Publication Date: May 11, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Susanne J. Pavlovish-Danis RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE
Course No:MEDSAFE-20
Contact Hours:4.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Learning Objectives
  • Identify common safety issues related to medication administration.

  • Discuss the impact and scope of medication errors and adverse drug events.

  • Describe common types of medication errors.

  • Identify medication administration and monitoring practices that reduce the risk for errors.

  • Communicate the need for an interdisciplinary approach that also involves the patient to prevent patient harm.


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