Differences in medication knowledge and risk of errors between graduating nursing students and working registered nurses: comparative study

@inproceedings{Simonsen2014DifferencesIM,
  title={Differences in medication knowledge and risk of errors between graduating nursing students and working registered nurses: comparative study},
  author={Bjoerg O. Simonsen and Gro K Daehlin and Inger Signe Johansson and Per G Farup},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Nurses experience insufficient medication knowledge; particularly in drug dose calculations, but also in drug management and pharmacology. The weak knowledge could be a result of deficiencies in the basic nursing education, or lack of continuing maintenance training during working years. The aim of this study was to compare the medication knowledge, certainty and risk of error between graduating bachelor students in nursing and experienced registered nurses. METHODS Bachelor… CONTINUE READING
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