REPORTING MEDICATION ERRORS Assess client document Complete ME reporting forms

Reporting medication errors assess client document

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REPORTING MEDICATION ERRORS Assess client & document Complete ME reporting forms (never mention reports in charting) after contacting provider, charge nurse, &/or nursing supervisor Monitor client closely Conduct root chase analysis (RCA) Don’t use terms “by mistake”, “by accident”, “accidentally, etc. Just chart facts
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NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT Preclinical Lab Studies (in vitro & animal) Four Clinical Phases of IND Phase I – small numbers of healthy sbjects to determine best dosage range & pharmacokinetics Phase II_ small numbers of volunteers who have the disease to monitor for effectiveness & side effects
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NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT (cont.) Phase III – large numbers of clients monitoring for effectiveness, safety, & dosage range Blinded Investigational Drug Study Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study Submit NDA to FDA Phase IV-post-marketing studies (2 years) Expedited Drug Approval
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IMPACT OF CULTURE Compliance Environment Genetics Drug polymorphism Health Beliefs Religion
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DRUGS 3 Names Chemical name Generic name Trade name
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PHARMACOLOGY Pharmaceutics – study of how dosage forms influence pharmacokinetics & pharmacodynamic properties Pharmacokinetics – study of what the body does to the drug Pharmacodyanamics – study of what the drug does to the body
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