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Education and training of nurses in the use of advanced medical technologies in home care related to patient safety: a cross-sectional survey.

ten Haken I, Ben Allouch S, van Harten WH. Nurse Educ Today. 2021;100:104813.

Adverse events are common among patients receiving home care, particularly among those requiring complex medication dosing or use of infusion devices. Results from a survey administered to home care nurses in the Netherlands reveal that nurses may not receive practical training or be tested in required skills for the use of advanced medical technologies, such as infusion therapy, parenteral nutrition, or morphine pumps.