Course Hero Logo

patient safety and medication management.doc - Patient...

Course Hero uses AI to attempt to automatically extract content from documents to surface to you and others so you can study better, e.g., in search results, to enrich docs, and more. This preview shows page 1 - 4 out of 4 pages.

Patient Safety and Medication Management1Safety and MedicationYvetteMarie VelazquezQuality Performance Improvement in HealthcareDr. TompaStratford UniversityJune 14, 2019
Patient Safety and Medication ManagementThe visible threats to patient safety include but are not limited to medication mismanagement,misdiagnosis and treatment of a disease, a patient’s environment.The reading material provided claimsthat there is success in interventions such as care based on team environments, medicationmanagement, councils and decision-making regarding treatment that is more shared than directed.There should also be communicationwith family members with the correct disclosed third-partyauthorization along with communication tools.Many healthcare facilities now have apps that can be usedto discuss ailments, refill on prescription medications and scheduling and cancelling of appointments.Research has shown that there is a higher success rate with patient involvement and safetywhen they are receiving the treatment plan that they have helped develop.The four interventions are as follows:{}1.Teach Back2.Be prepared to be engaged3.Medication Management4.Warm Handoff5.Development of an accurate medication list6.Medication will also need to be reconciled removing or adding medications as neededThe list will ensure that the medications being prescribed are not going to have an adverse reaction andharm the patient.Other threats to patient safety are possible overdose or incorrect mixing of medicationas some patients do not include the over the counter medications they are taking. Patients often fail toadvise that they are taking vitamins that can also counter act with the prescribed medications and reducetheir effectiveness.Clear communication and review of all medications prescribed is necessary to ensure patientsafety and also toensure that the patient receives the treatment needed in order to become healthy.Apatient that is satisfied and feels assured that the treatment prescribed is in their best interest will bemore likely to follow a treatment plan.2
Patient Safety and Medication ManagementReferences-family-engagement/pfeprimarycare/medmanagement_webinar_slides.pdf3

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 4 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Fall
Professor
NoProfessor
Tags
Prescription drug, Patient safety, Patient Safety and Medication Management

Newly uploaded documents

Show More

Newly uploaded documents

Show More

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture