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Implementing a distraction-free practice with the Red Zone Medication Safety initiative.

Connor JA, Ahern JP, Cuccovia B, et al. Implementing a Distraction-Free Practice With the Red Zone Medication Safety Initiative. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2016;35(3):116-24. doi:10.1097/DCC.0000000000000179.

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June 8, 2016
Connor JA, Ahern JP, Cuccovia B, et al. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2016;35:116-24.

Distractions during medication preparation can contribute to medical error. This commentary outlines a medication safety initiative to drive change and implement a distraction-free practice at a children's hospital, which included unit-based ambassadors, educational programs, and measurement planning.

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Connor JA, Ahern JP, Cuccovia B, et al. Implementing a Distraction-Free Practice With the Red Zone Medication Safety Initiative. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2016;35(3):116-24. doi:10.1097/DCC.0000000000000179.