Medication errors are the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. This CE offering will increase your awareness in recognizing where prescribing and dosing errors may occur, along with providing you with expert advice on how to prevent these dangerous incidents.
This session includes over 10 case studies depicting and analyzing the significance of proper medication reconciliation. From enhancing communication skills when writing prescriptions through proper patient teaching, this presentation details the stringent particulars involved in consistently delivering the right medication and dosage to the right patient. A discussion on the Joint Commission’s required reporting systems follows, and the session concludes with an overview of an extensive list of drug information resources.