CE: The Child in Room 316: Disclosure of Medication Errors

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It’s been a hectic 12-hour shift, but the child in Room 316 is all set after her nausea meds have been administered. Later, a colleague asks about a problem with the drug calculation, and panic sets in when it is realized that there has been a medication error. What are the appropriate steps to take now to disclose effectively and transparently? Learn from an article about the Children’s Hospitals’ Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) disclosure training program to guide your actions in the event of a medication error.

Module Objectives:
  1. List appropriate actions after a medication error occurs.
  2. Discuss influences on prevailing professional and societal attitudes surrounding error disclosure.
  3. Explain benefits associated with clinician-patient transparency.
  4. Identify barriers contributing to the gap between disclosure policies and their implementation in clinical practice.
  5. Describe curricular components of the Children’s Hospital Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS) disclosure training program.
  6. Review the components of an effective disclosure conversation.
Acceptable for any PNCB recertification
  • $10 nonrefundable fee for this CE activity
  • 1.0 contact hour accredited by NAPNAP which 0 contain Pharmacology (Rx) content (including 0 of psychopharmacology) (including 0 of controlled substances)
  • 7 questions
  • Completion is due 150 days from order date. During this period you have unlimited access to log in and out of the module to complete it in more than one sitting.
  • Reference Information: This modules reference is one (1) online PDF article (included/provided) to support answering all 7 questions.

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