Strategies for Improving Documentation of Medication Overrides
Date of Award
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Dr. Sarah Killian
Dr. Kimberly Hires
Dr. Robert Geller
Dr. Debbie Vigliotti
The aim of the project was to educate nurses on how to link override medications to orders to reduce administration errors. Hands-on training and step-by-step instructions were utilized to improve nursing awareness. No significant difference existed between pre-intervention and post-intervention rates of reconciled overrides. Future projects should combine education with nursing protocol and electronic interventions to promote safety during medication overrides.
Adebayo, Modupeola M., "Strategies for Improving Documentation of Medication Overrides." Thesis, Georgia State University, 2017.
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