Medication Errors: Causes & Prevention


There can be devastating consequences for you and your patient when you make a medication error. Knowing the causes of medication errors and near misses can help you detect and prevent them from happening. Since it's impossible to prevent all medication errors, you must understand that reporting an error isn't something that's designed to punish you; instead, it's an opportunity to:

  • Understand the causes of the error
  • Prevent future medication errors
  • Improve patient care and promote safety

Cost: $30

CE Credit: 4.0 Contact Hours

Continuing Education, Education, Medication Errors, Patient Safety, Practice
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