Medication management for nurses working in long-term care.

  title={Medication management for nurses working in long-term care.},
  author={W Kathleen Ellis and Sharon Kaasalainen and Pamela Baxter and Jenny Ploeg},
  journal={The Canadian journal of nursing research = Revue canadienne de recherche en sciences infirmieres},
  volume={44 3},
In long-term care (LTC), the complexity of residents' conditions and their treatment requirements present challenges for nurses managing medications. The purpose of this qualitative descriptive study was to explore medication management as described by licensed nurses working in LTC. A total of 22 licensed nurses from 2 LTC facilities located in the Canadian province of Ontario participated in 4 focus groups. Thematic content analysis was used to organize data into themes and a conceptual model… CONTINUE READING