Safe Medication Administration: Empowering the Patient
- Summarize the rights patients haave regarding safe medication administration.
- Describe the actions patients and their advoccates can take to potentially decrease the possibility of a medication error.
- Describe the role of the nurse in educating patients about their rights and the actions patients can take to decrease the possiblity of medication errors.
The learning resource includes a case study and a printable handout with references. The content author was Sarah Kruger, faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing. The project is a component of NEAT (Nursing Education and Technology).