Medication Errors – 3 CEUs

Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the United States. At a disturbing velocity and shock to all patient demographics, medication errors continue to occur. Typically during an admission to a nursing home or hospital is when the medication errors can occur. The errors occur due to a physician prescribing the wrong medication or the wrong dosage. Other medications errors result from a staff member at the facility making an error in the administration of the drug. This course will teach you how to spot medication errors before they cause harm to the patient.