Drug Calculations Avoiding Errors.
1 - 1.5 Hours
Research by the NPSA (National Patient Safety Agency) shows that almost one in ten patients in UK hospitals experience harm or even death as a consequence of drug errors.
Drug errors occur for a number of reasons and this programme will focus primarily on the avoidance of drug errors that occur through incorrect drug calculations.
This programme is suitable for any healthcare practitioner who is involved in the administration of medicines.
- 10 Steps to avoiding drug errors
- Basic Arithmetical Skills
- Interactive Exercises
- SI Units
- ~ Converting between units
- Drug calculation formula
- ~ Worked examples
- Further reading
- > Final Assessment
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