Medication Errors – Policy and Procedures
Medication error reporting is an essential component of patient safety.
For this assignment, you will assume that you are a healthcare administrator at a healthcare facility (hospital, long-term care facility, clinic, etc.).
You are tasked with creating a process for reporting errors and reducing adverse events at your facility. Your submission will demonstrate your knowledge of medication error reporting to create your process. Be sure to include at least one QI tool and discuss the process involved
Your process should include the following:
An identification of the most prevalent and common medical errors in your facility
Risks associated with those medical errors
All individuals (staff, groups, agencies) who will be involved in the reporting process
Design a reporting template and be sure to Include any workflow processes or tools can be used in the process
Provide a brief evaluation of departments responsible for following up on the errors and events.
– Be 5-6 pages in length, not including the title or reference pages.
– Be formatted according to APA 7th edition.
– in-text citations from 8 scholarly articles.
– Utilize headings to organize the content of your work.