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Staff Training Tool: Medication Safety Best Practices Guide for Ambulatory Care Use

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The Creighton University Health Services Research and Patient Safety provides a free, downloadable Medication Safety Best Practices Guide for Ambulatory Care Use.

 

Developed by the Creighton Health Services Research Program in 2004, the 12-page guide is intended to provide guidance on the resource requirements to consider when evaluating an environment for medication safety.

 

It addresses safety practices in areas including medication use process, office environment, error management, workplace conditions and safety education.

 

Download the Medication Safety Best Practices Guide for Ambulatory Care Use (pdf) for adaptation and use in your facility.

 

Note: View our database providing 150 reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.

 

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