Module 4: Patient Safety Resources

Medications and Treatment

Medication Errors

The Joint Commission List of Abbreviations Not to be Used

The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals

Preventing Medical Errors: Quality Chasm Series
The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, 2007

Effect of Computerized Physician Order Entry and a Team Intervention on Prevention of Serious Medical Errors
JAMA, 1998 

Medication Errors
Food and Drug Administration 

Minimizing Medication Errors:  Communication about Drug Orders
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Oral outpatient chemotherapy medication errors in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Cancer, 2006

Treatment Errors

Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Hand Hygiene in Healthcare Settings
Centers for Disease Control

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Last Updated On

August 09, 2017