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Safe Medication Administration:  Empowering the Patient

Safe Medication Administration: Empowering the Patient

This interactive learning resource focuses on safe medication administration. The stated learning objectives are:
  • 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).

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