Medical Error Incident Report Define medical error Evidence of errors Growing

Medical error incident report define medical error

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Medical Error (Incident Report) Define medical error Evidence of errors Growing concerns about decreasing medical errors
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Medical Error (Incident Report) cont. The function of incident reports and its purpose When to report Employee responsibility Supervisor responsibility
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Train the 3 Rights’ Right chart Right person Right time SWOT Analysis Strengths Weaknesses Opportunity Treats Responding To The Medical Error To Reduce Liabilities
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Ongoing evaluations Policy development Measurement to determine positive or negative change Respond to Joint Commission Concerns
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Strategy to Reducing Medical Errors Communication Get explanations, if you don’t understand clearly. Knowledge is the best key Practicing Medication Reconciliation Know all the names of medication that is being taken Any that you may be allergic to What to avoid with medical errors Cutting up medications Confusing ear drops for eye drops
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Conclusion
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (n.d.). Growing Concern About Medical Errors. Retrieved from
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