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by Marla Husch,Jennifer Groszek,and Denise Rooney

  • ISBN: 1578394538
  • Category: Medical Books
  • Author: Marla Husch,Jennifer Groszek,and Denise Rooney
  • Subcategory: Medicine
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HCPro, Inc.; 1 edition (August 13, 2004)
  • Pages: 70 pages
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High- Alert Medication.

High- Alert Medication. This includes medications like opioids, heparin, insulin, and warfarin, High-Alert Medications and Safe Practices: A Study Guide for Nurses is an easy-to-understand guide that will provide nurses with the knowledge they need to safely administer medications that The Joint Commission and Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) have deemed high-alert medications. This includes medications like opioids, heparin, insulin, and warfarin, which can carry especially high risks to patients if administered and monitored incorrectly.

High-Alert Medications and Safe Practices : A Study Guide for Nurses. by Denise Rooney, Jennifer Groszek, Marla Husch. Select Format: Paperback.

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Marla Husch,Jennifer Groszek,and Denise Rooney This useful guide allows nurses to train when it is most convenient for them, helps fulfill The Joint Commission's training requirements, and provides nursing contact.

Marla Husch,Jennifer Groszek,and Denise Rooney. Book title: High-Alert Medications and Safe Practices: A Study Guide for Nurses. This useful guide allows nurses to train when it is most convenient for them, helps fulfill The Joint Commission's training requirements, and provides nursing contact hours via an exam and evaluation included in the book.

ISMP’s list of high-alert medications. articles/20031201 Two-nurse check at bedside is required to confirm correct dose for correct patient. CASE STUDY Insulin 2093 Am J Health-Syst Pharm-Vol 69 Dec 1, 2012 Appendix B-Summary of changes made to the medication-use processes for U-500 regular insulin 1. Storage, U-500 regular insulin is separated from other insulin products and labeled High Alert in pharmacy. No U-500 regular insulin is stored on nursing units.

High-alert medications are drugs that bear a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when they are used in error. Although mistakes may or may not be more common with these drugs, the consequences of an error are clearly more devastating to patients

High-alert medications are drugs that bear a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when they are used in error. Although mistakes may or may not be more common with these drugs, the consequences of an error are clearly more devastating to patients. Use ISMP's List of High-Alert Medications in Acute Care Settings to determine which medications in your organization require special safeguards to reduce the risk of errors and minimize harm.

Sufficient knowledge about high-alert medications is vital. Section 1 of the questionnaire (20 true-false questions) evaluated nurses' knowledge of high-alert medications and section 2 was designed to analyse known administration errors. Snowball sampling and descriptive statistics were used. FINDINGS: A total of 305 nurses participated, giving a 7. % response rate (305/385).

Select Tutorials provide an evidence-based overview of safe and effective medication administration.

Well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade name drugs reflect the latest FDA approvals and changes. Select Tutorials provide an evidence-based overview of safe and effective medication administration. A multiple-choice self-test for each topic helps students assess their mastery.

High alert medications are medicines that are most likely to cause significant harm to the patient, even when .

High alert medications are medicines that are most likely to cause significant harm to the patient, even when used as intended. The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) reports that the incident rates of this group of medicines may not necessarily be higher than the other medicines but when incidents occur the impact on the patients would be serious (significant). In seeking to improve patient safety, the primary focus should be on preventing errors with the greatest potential for harm. Many of the highest risk medications – .

High-Alert Medications and Safe Practices: A Study Guide for Nurses is an easy-to-understand guide that will provide nurses with the knowledge they need to safely administer medications that The Joint Commission and Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) have deemed high-alert medications. This includes medications like opioids, heparin, insulin, and warfarin, which can carry especially high risks to patients if administered and monitored incorrectly. With this versatile guide, you have the option to lead informative educational sessions or to distribute it to your staff nurses to use as a self-study tool. This useful guide allows nurses to train when it is most convenient for them, helps fulfill The Joint Commission's training requirements, and provides nursing contact hours via an exam and evaluation included in the book.

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