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Medication errors are the most common type of medical errors in healthcare. Adverse drug events (ADEs) account for 30% of all hospital-acquired conditions, most of which were preventable. An IOM report estimated that a hospital patient is subject to one medication error per day. The HHS national action plan for ADE prevention found that ADEs prolong length of stay from 1.7 days to 4.6 days.
TJC and CMS take medication management seriously, dedicating serious resources to improve this area of healthcare through education and regulations.
During this program, our expert will review evidence-based literature that demonstrate more than 60 tips that hospitals and other healthcare facilities can use to reduce medication errors and improve patient safety.
Decrease medication errors and improve patient safety!
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|- TJC Sentinel Event Alerts||- Peds medication errors||- AHRQ PS Net|
|- FDA Safe Use Program||- Medication/pharmacy standards||- Timing of medications|
|- Drug safety resources||- First dose of medication rule||- ISMP IV push guidelines|
|- Drug shortage issues||- APA children guidelines||- Off-label use|
|- Investigational drugs||- Medication management champions||- PCA by proxy|
|- Hospital discharges||- Medication reconciliation||- Medication labeling|
|- Neurological blocking agents||- Do not crush medications||- Anticoagulants|
|- Labeling of injectibles||- Single- & multi-dose vials||And more!|
After this webinar participants will be able to:
About Your Speaker: Sue Dill Calloway, RN, MSN, JD
Sue is a nurse attorney, medico-legal consultant and long-time educator for nurses, physicians, and other healthcare providers. She is a frequent speaker and is well known across the country in the areas of healthcare law, risk management, and patient safety. She has authored over 100 books and hundreds of articles. For AHC Media, she authored the book Cracking the Code: Understanding the CMS Hospital CoP Standards on Anesthesia.
Ms. Calloway received her Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Jurisprudence from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Additionally, she is certified in healthcare risk management by the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management and is the first in the country to be certified in CMS regulatory compliance.