Medication Errors Workshop Presented by: APS Healthcare Southwestern PA Health Care Quality Unit (HCQU). December, 2009 sc,alt. Disclaimer.
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Information or education provided by the HCQU is not intended to replace medical advice from the consumerâ€™s personal care physician, existing facility policy or federal, state and local regulations/codes within the agency jurisdiction. The information provided is not all inclusive of the topic presented.
Certificates for training hours will only be awarded to those who attend a training in its entirety. Attendees are responsible for submitting paperwork to their respective agencies.
While mental retardation (MR) is still recognized as a clinical diagnosis, in an effort to support the work of self-advocates, the APS SW PA HCQU will be using the terms intellectual and/or developmental disability (I/DD) to replace mental retardation (MR) when feasible.
Upon completion of the session the participant will:
National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention
Office of Developmental Programs
Wrong technique or method
B/W team members
Use of abbreviations, symbols, dose expressions
Institute for Safe Medication Practices (2009). FAQ. Retrieved August 24, 2009 from , Web site: http://www.ismp.org/faq.asp
Cardinal Health (2009). Statistics. Retrieved August 24, 2009 from , Web site:http://www.legacycarefusion.com/clinicalcenter/education/statistics
Morrow, J., & Breen, B. (2004). PA DPW OMR: Training how to administer medications the right way.
National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention ( 2009). What is a medication error?. Retrieved August 24, 2009 from , Web site:http://www.nccmerp.org/aboutMedErrors.html
Folino, E. (2004). Medication errors: Preventing the preventable ppt.
National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention ( 2009). Council recommendations. RetrievedAugust 24, 2009 from , Web site:http://www.nccmerp.org/councilRecs.html
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