Teamwork between professionals was noted by nurses as adversely affecting the medication administration
2005), education on the medication administration
process or the "Five Rights plus one" combined with written standardized protocols and the use of visual signage were effective in reducing the number of errors associated with medication administration
Incomplete entries or chart "holes" make it difficult to audit medication administration
and provide effective quality control.
I am currently developing the Montana Curriculum for Medication Administration
in Child Care utilizing curriculums from several other states for guidance.
This study assessed medication administration
practices at schools in Iowa from the principal's perspective.
According to the study, the increase in accuracy can be linked directly to better adherence to six "best practice" procedures for medication administration
identified by CalNOC (the California Nursing Outcomes Coalition).
This finding led to the conclusion preceptor guidance on medication administration
is based on practical knowledge derived from nursing experience rather than formal education and training on medication error reduction strategies.
METHOD Students in the control group (n = 79) attended a didactic medication administration
review session; students in the intervention group (n = 79) participated in a medication administration
simulation review session.
To help avoid these errors, most hospitals have implemented electronic medication administration
record (eMAR) systems.
ISMP has convened an expert panel to develop best practices on timely medication administration
Cecelia Ciarleglio RN, Donna Lonsiak, and Linda Edwards, RN presented this one-hour educational event on bar coding medication administration
Bar code medication administration
(BCMA) technology is being implemented slowly in hospitals across the United States.
We found, with great difficulty, a suitable vendor for an electronic medication administration
record (e-MAR) and a bedside medication verification system (BMV).
The Arizona Nurses Association (AzNA) supports the project on grounds that using medication technicians would allow licensed nurses to focus on crucial care tasks rather than routine medication administration
, according to AzNA President Kathy Player, EdD, RN.
This article will focus on the medication administration
process as well as surveyor observation of that process.