DISCLOSURES
For Activity Participants to review prior to start of this course.
 
Approval Statement
This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Florida Board of Nursing, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. FBN: # 50-12820
 
Activity Purpose and/or Learning Outcomes The learner will be able to define Medical Error. The learner will be able to have an awareness of the socioeconomic aspects of medication errors.  The learner will be able to recall the five (5) main phases of the medication process, and the phase in which the highest rates of error occur. The learner will be able to name the five (5) main causes of medication errors as described by the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention Taxonomuy of Medication Errors.  The learner will be able to understand the concepts of ‘active failure’ and ‘latent condition’ as it pertains to the causes of medical errors. The learner will be able to recall four (4) environmental factors that contribute to medication errors; identify four (4) sources of noise in the hospital setting; recall the acceptable noise level as determined by World Health Organization (WHO); understand the correlation between light levels and medication errors.  The learner will be able to list the high-alert medications, as determined by the Institute for Safe Medication Practices. The learner will be able to list the seven (7) rights method. The learner will be able to understand the rationale of reporting medication errors.  
Successful Completion of this Continuing Nursing Education Activity
In order to successfully complete this activity and receive full contact-hour(s) credit for this CNE activity, you must: Enter your healthcare license number in the "License # section," so that your CE contact hours can be reported to the appropriate licensing board. Read the attached Online Study Material. Take the multiple choice quiz below the study material, consisting of 37 questions. Achieve a passing quiz score of 75% or higher Evaluate the course via the survey link at the bottom of the quiz. If you have any questions or concerns about this course, please send an email to [email protected]/* */ Conflicts of Interest
There is no conflict of interest for any planner or presenter of this activity.

THIS COURSE IS FREE, you pay for the quiz only!
 

5 Sample Questions

In 2006, the annual healthcare costs associated with medication errors in the U.S. were approximately how many dollars?

  • A. 2, 400
  • B. 3.5 billion
  • C. 902
  • D. 10,000

What are the five (5) main phases of the medication process?

  • A. Prescribing, transcribing, dispensing, administering, monitoring
  • B. Reviewing, checking, writing, dispensing, asking
  • C. Carting, tubing, picking, monitoring, reviewing
  • D. Determining, dispensing, marring, taking, giving

The highest rates of error occur in which phase of the medication process?

  • A. Monitoring
  • B. Transcribing
  • C. Prescribing
  • D. Dispensing

The second highest rates of error occur in which phase of the medication process?

  • A. Monitoring
  • B. Dispensing
  • C. Transcribing
  • D. Administering

According to the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention Taxonomy of Medication Errors, the five (5) main causes of medication errors are:

  • A. Checking, prescribing, transcribing, writing, proofreading
  • B. Communication, name confusion, labelling, human factors, and packaging/design
  • C. Labellling, checking, transcribing, checking, design
  • D. Name confusion, communication, proofreading, transcribing, checking

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