This course teaches the importance of medication safety as it relates to unique home health scenarios. Learners are equipped with 5 Effective Tips for Medication Reconciliation and the 7 Rights of Medication Administration to promote safety and reduce errors and adverse events in daily practice. Using a Promote Medication Safety approach, the course provides an in-depth education on the importance of recognizing errors, maintaining awareness of error-prone medications, and identifying unsafe scenarios for resolution. This course is appropriate for home health nurses, as well as any home health staff member looking for an understanding of the responsibilities of the medication safety in the home health setting.
List the 5 Tips for Effective Medication Reconciliation.
List the 7 Rights of Medication Administration.
Describe the importance of recognizing a medication error and maintaining awareness of error-prone medications to prevent adverse events.
Identify unsafe patient scenarios and demonstrate how to reduce the likelihood of a medication safety error.