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Pharmacology Review: Maintaining Your Competence
June 2, 2022
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Zoom Online Meeting

Learning Outcome: Nurses working with patients at the bedside and other healthcare settings will be able to identify best practice in medication administration and safe medication administration practice.

Objectives:
  • Identify at least five new drugs commonly used in practice.
  • Identify common adverse drug errors and how to prevent them.
  • Recognize the most common drug interactions.
  • Identify common drugs that are incompatible and the nurse‚Äôs role in medication administration.
  • Discuss the types of drugs that may cause serious problems in patients if not identified.
  • Discuss the principles of safe medication administration.
  • Identify situations where drug interactions/errors are preventable.
  • Discuss several methods to decrease dosage calculation/drug interaction.
  • List three of the basic dosage calculation formulas for safe medication administration.