Learning Exercise

Medication Administration Discussion

Initial Discussion Post: Use two sources, published within the last five years to discuss the following:

Medications are administered to individuals for prevention or to improve health.  It is essential that patients take all medications as prescribed by their provider. Medications have different ways in which they need to be given for them to work properly. Your responsibility in medication administration will be determined by the needs of your patients and the policies of the facility in which you work. The administration of medication requires focus and enormous amount of attention to details that is crucial for patient safety.

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Exercise

Initial Discussion Post: Use two sources, published within the last five years to discuss the following:

Describe the categories of rights pertaining to safe medication administration.  Explain how these rights work together to promote patient safety in the context of organizational systems. Reflect and discuss how you will ensure you maintain the safety rights of your patients.

Respond to two other classmates with an evidence-based discussion utilizing one additional source. 

Requirements

Initial Discussion Post: Use two sources, published within the last five years

Respond to two other classmates with an evidence-based discussion utilizing one additional source. 

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

At the end of this module, the student will:

Describe the categories of rights pertaining to safe medication administration. (Bloom’s Taxonomy-Remembering: This content is a basic objective that is essential for learners to provide prudent care.)      

Explain how these rights work together to promote patient safety in the context of organizational systems. (Bloom’s Taxonomy- Understanding. This is a mid-level objective, vital to developing the mindset of safety.)

Assessment

Rubric:

Criteria Points

CONTENT: Responses that address ALL aspects of the discussion question(s) 20

REFLECT on the understanding of course content 20

APPLICATION of relevant course concepts 20

BUILDING on relevant concepts in addressing the question(s) and responses to classmates   20

ENCOURAGES responses from classmates 10

Format in APA format with references listed in correct APA format, and correct citation   10

TOTAL: 100 pts