{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Medication Use Among Older Adults in a Home Care Setting

Purpose of Activity

To present registered professional nurses with the details of a study done to investigate the omitted medication doses and reasons for the omissions, occurring among home care patients.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Summarize the essential background information and the methodology for the authors' study of medication errors made by older adults living at home.
  2. Outline the results of the authors' study of medication errors made by older adults living at home.
  3. List the types of medications that were error prone as well as the reasons participants in the authors' study gave for making medication errors at home.
Price: $21.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.1 CH
  • DC - BON 2.1 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
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The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.





Test Code: HHCN0110A
Published: January 2010
Expires: 12/6/2019
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Diana DeBartolomeo Mager DNP, RNC, Elizabeth A. Madigan PhD, RN, FAAN
Categories: Home Health Care
Specialties: Home Health