Medication safety initiative in reducing medication errors.

  title={Medication safety initiative in reducing medication errors.},
  author={Elisa E Nguyen and Phyllis M Connolly and Vivian Wong},
  journal={Journal of nursing care quality},
  volume={25 3},
The purpose of the study was to evaluate whether a Medication Pass Time Out initiative was effective and sustainable in reducing medication administration errors. A retrospective descriptive method was used for this research, where a structured Medication Pass Time Out program was implemented following staff and physician education. As a result, the rate of interruptions during the medication administration process decreased from 81% to 0. From the observations at baseline, 6 months, and 1 year… CONTINUE READING

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