The Nurse s Role in Medication Safety

Reflecting the contributions of several dozen nurses who provided new and updated content, this book includes strategies, examples, and advice on how to: * Develop effective medication reconciliation processes * Identify and address causes ...

The Nurse s Role in Medication Safety

The Nurse s Role in Medication Safety

Written especially for nurses in all disciplines and health care settings, this second edition of The Nurses's Role in Medication Safety focuses on the hands-on role nurses play in the delivery of care and their unique opportunity and responsibility to identify potential medication safety issues. Reflecting the contributions of several dozen nurses who provided new and updated content, this book includes strategies, examples, and advice on how to: * Develop effective medication reconciliation processes * Identify and address causes of medication errors * Encourage the reporting of medication errors in a safe and just culture * Apply human factors solutions to medication management issues and the implementation of programs to reduce medication errors * Use technology (such as smart pumps and computerized provider order entry) to improve medication safety * Recognize the special issues of medication safety in disciplines such as obstetrics, pediatrics, geriatrics, and oncology and within program settings beyond large urban hospitals, including long term care, behavioral health care, critical access hospitals, and ambulatory care and office-based surgery

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