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Reducing near miss medication events using an evidence-based approach.

Smith-Love J. Reducing near miss medication events using an evidence-based approach. J Nurs Care Qual. Epub 2022 Apr 28. doi: 10.1097/ncq.0000000000000630

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July 27, 2022
Smith-Love J. J Nurs Care Qual. 2022;37(4):327-333.

Barcode medication administration (BCMA) is one approach to reducing near-miss medication safety events. Researchers used a FOCUS (find-organize-clarify-understand-select) PDSA (plan-do-study-act) methodology to help frontline nursing staff identify gaps in care processes and root causes contributing to poor compliance with barcode medication administration.

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Smith-Love J. Reducing near miss medication events using an evidence-based approach. J Nurs Care Qual. Epub 2022 Apr 28. doi: 10.1097/ncq.0000000000000630

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