{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Use of Electronic Medication Administration Records to Reduce Perceived Stress and Risk of Medication Errors in Nursing Homes

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a study of the effect of an electronic medication administration record (eMAR) system on nursing home staff perceptions of stress and risk of medication errors.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Cite literature regarding medication errors and the effects of using eMARs.
  2. Describe the Swedish eMAR system (the Medication and Care Support System [MCSS]) and issues with medication administration in Swedish nursing homes.
  3. Explain the study and evaluate the impact of the use of the MCSS on perceived stress and risk of medication errors.
Price: $24.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 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 Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.







Test Code: CIN0716
Published: Jul 2016
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Malin Alenius, PhD; Peter Graf, MD, PhD
Specialties: Long-Term Care