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Using simulation to improve first-year pharmacy students' ability to identify medication errors involving the top 100 prescription medications.

Atayee RS, Awdishu L, Namba J. Using Simulation to Improve First-Year Pharmacy Students' Ability to Identify Medication Errors Involving the Top 100 Prescription Medications. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016;80(5):86. doi:10.5688/ajpe80586.

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August 24, 2016
Atayee RS, Awdishu L, Namba J. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016;80:86.

Pharmacists can intercept prescription errors before they reach patients. This study found that an educational intervention that combined didactic lecture and simulation methods enhanced first-year pharmacy students' ability to identify prescribing errors. These results demonstrate the value of developing pharmacy education to improve patient safety.

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Atayee RS, Awdishu L, Namba J. Using Simulation to Improve First-Year Pharmacy Students' Ability to Identify Medication Errors Involving the Top 100 Prescription Medications. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016;80(5):86. doi:10.5688/ajpe80586.