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Medication Safety Tool Kit

Overview

Keep current with perioperative medication safety. This tool kit provides a variety of evidence-based resources for the perioperative RN and other interested health care professionals related to medication safety. New information will be added over the next several months.

Components

  • Endorsed Document: CDC Position Statement on Single Dose/Single-Use Vials

  • Frequently Asked Clinical Questions related to medication management

  • Hemostasis

    • Independent Study - Management of Surgical Hemostasis (2.4 CH)

    • Learning Activity - Topical Hemostatic Products (video and informational charts)

     
  • Sharp Safety Tool Kit (4.3 CH)

  • The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals 2014. Many of the 2014 Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals are related to medication safety.

    • Current hospital national patient safety goals

    • Current ambulatory health care national patient safety goals

     
  • Webinars

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Notice
No responsibility is assumed by AORN, Inc. for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any standards, recommended practices, methods, products, instructions, or ideas contained in the material herein. Because of rapid advances in the health care sciences in particular, independent verification of diagnoses, medication dosages, and individualized care and treatment should be made. The material contained herein is not intended to be a substitute for the exercise of professional medical or nursing judgment The content in this publication is provided on an as is basis.

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