practice of Medicine
Medication Safety Toolkit
The Medication Safety Toolkit is comprised of articles, advisories, forms and resources, claims lessons and learning modules for staff. The purpose of the toolkit is to provide resources and tools that may be helpful in reducing risks and improving patient safety related to medication processes.
This toolkit will guide you through some best practices for medication safety in your hospital or practice. Some the topics that will be covered here are:
- Documenting medication administration
- Maintaining a medication list
- Reconciling records
- Error prone abbreviations
- Opioid overdoses
- Claims lessons regarding medication safety
- Safe handling
- and more.
The information provided in this resource does not constitute legal, medical or any other professional advice, nor does it establish a standard of care. This resource has been created as an aid to you in your practice. The ultimate decision on how to use the information provided rests solely with you, the PolicyOwner.