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Systematic review and meta-analysis of educational interventions designed to improve medication administration skills and safety of registered nurses.

Härkänen M, Voutilainen A, Turunen E, et al. Systematic review and meta-analysis of educational interventions designed to improve medication administration skills and safety of registered nurses. Nurse Educ Today. 2016;41:36-43. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2016.03.017.

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July 20, 2016
Härkänen M, Voutilainen A, Turunen E, et al. Nurse Educ Today. 2016;41:36-43.

Adverse drug events can result from errors in medication administration by nurses. This meta-analysis found that a broad range of nursing education interventions, from simulation to traditional didactic curricula, can improve the safety of medication administration. This suggests that multiple nursing educational strategies can be used to enhance inpatient medication safety.

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Härkänen M, Voutilainen A, Turunen E, et al. Systematic review and meta-analysis of educational interventions designed to improve medication administration skills and safety of registered nurses. Nurse Educ Today. 2016;41:36-43. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2016.03.017.