Preventing Medication Errors

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

Medication management is a core approach used for treating behavioral health conditions. As a nurse working with individuals with behavioral health disorders, the chances are high that your role will involve the proper administration and oversight of medications. Unfortunately, harmful medication errors can occur in any healthcare setting and during any part of the prescribing, dispensing, or administering process. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 2019) reviews more than 100,000 reports of possible medication errors each year. This course will describe common sources of medication errors. You will also learn strategies you can use to improve safety outcomes for the individuals you serve by decreasing medication errors. The goal of this course is to provide nursing professionals in health and human services settings with skills for reducing common sources of medication errors.

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Course Description

Medication management is a core approach used for treating behavioral health conditions. As a nurse working with individuals with behavioral health disorders, the chances are high that your role will involve the proper administration and oversight of medications. Unfortunately, harmful medication errors can occur in any healthcare setting and during any part of the prescribing, dispensing, or administering process. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 2019) reviews more than 100,000 reports of possible medication errors each year. This course will describe common sources of medication errors. You will also learn strategies you can use to improve safety outcomes for the individuals you serve by decreasing medication errors. The goal of this course is to provide nursing professionals in health and human services settings with skills for reducing common sources of medication errors.

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