Online, self-paced CE course
Medication Errors Course Syllabus
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CE Credit: 4.0 Contact Hours
Subscription Length: 3 weeks
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Note: This course was formerly known as Medication Errors: Detection & Prevention
Audience: The information in the course is applicable to nurses working in any setting, with a focus on acute and long-term care settings.
There can be devastating consequences for you and your patient when you make a medication error. Knowing the causes of medication errors and near misses can help you detect and prevent them from happening. Since it's impossible to prevent all medication errors, you must understand that reporting an error isn't something that's designed to punish you; instead, it's an opportunity to:
For only $30, you will receive three weeks of unlimited, 24-hour access to the course materials, earning 4.0 contact hours.
Sign up today and appreciate your responsibility to understand, prevent and report medication errors.
Strengthen and renew your commitment to protecting patients as you master these course objectives:
Enjoy the many benefits of e-learning as you:
Watch and learn — Watch the Minute for Medicine video clips for a better understanding of important topics.
Learn by doing — Explore the "Links to Knowledge" as you navigate through the course.
Reflect on what you learn — Complete short-answer and essay questions in the downloadable workbook. Note: Completion of the workbook may be necessary to meet board of nursing requirements.
Complete the course at your own pace — Guide yourself through the course and complete assignments at your convenience.
At the end of the course, evaluate your understanding of key concepts by completing the post-test. A score of 75% or above is required to receive your contact hours!
Sign up today… and come away with new strategies for preventing med errors!
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