Managing (and Learning From) Medication Errors

This teaches how manage, report and learn from medication errors (incidents). It will enable you to provide the correct response to Safeguarding Teams and the Care Quality Commission. It will enable you to reduce the chance of medication errors re-occurring by learning from them.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Explain which medication incidents need reporting outside of the organization (to Safeguarding teams and CQC)
  • Explain how to set up/monitor a reporting system that ensures the whole organization learns from incidents
  • Demonstrate how to carry out root cause investigation of actual medicines incidents
  • Demonstrate how to establish and spread learning from actual medication incidents
  • Demonstrate how to differentiate human from systems errors for actual medication incidents
  • Explain how to establish if staff members are culpable from actual medication incidents
  • Demonstrate how to learn from actual medication incidents and spread the learning
  • Demonstrate how to reduce the chance of medication errors recurring

Course mapping:

CQC Key Lines of Enquiry S4: How are people’s medicines managed so that they receive them safely?

Dates available on arrangement

The Medication Training Company can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

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