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60+ Tips to Prevent Medication Errors & ADEs

60+ Tips to Prevent Medication Errors & ADEs

60+ Tips to Prevent Medication Errors & ADEs

Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD
Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD
on behalf of Relias Academy

$30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00

$30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00

$ 30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00
$ 30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00
Normal Price: $30.00 $30.00

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Launch date: 10 Aug 2018
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Last updated: 11 Oct 2018

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Medication errors are the most common type of medical errors in healthcare. Adverse drug events (ADEs) account for 30% of all hospital-acquired conditions, most of which are preventable. The U.S Dept. of HHS has set a goal to reduce ADEs by 50% to combat this issue. TJC and CMS take medication management seriously, dedicating resources to improve this area of healthcare through education and regulations.

This program will cover CMS and TJC standards on medication management, including TJC’s chapter on medication management, CoPs on medication, and recent tag changes on medication administration. Our expert will also review The Institute of Medicine’s report on medication errors, list trigger tools used to identify adverse events, and provide 60+ tips hospitals can use to reduce medication errors and improve patient safety.

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List ways to reduce medication errors in your facility.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to list ways to reduce medication errors in your facility.
Explain why medication errors are the most common type of medical errors.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to explain why medication errors are the most common type of medical errors.
Describe TJC's medication management tracer.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe TJC's medication management tracer.
Describe CoPs on medication self-administration.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe CoPs on medication self-administration.
Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD

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Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD
on behalf of Relias Academy

Sue is a nurse attorney, medico-legal consultant and long-time educator for nurses, physicians, and other healthcare providers. She is a frequent speaker and is well known across the country in the areas of healthcare law, risk management, and patient safety. She has authored over 100 books and hundreds of articles. For AHC Media, she authored Cracking the Code: Understanding the CMS Hospital CoP Standards on Anesthesia.

Ms. Calloway received her Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Jurisprudence from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Additionally, she is certified in healthcare risk management by the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management and is the first in the country to be certified in CMS regulatory compliance.

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