AN EDUCATIONAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR IMPROVING MEDICATION SAFETY
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: HERTIG, John (Purdue University College of Pharmacy, Center for Medication Safety Advancement, Indianapolis, United States)
- Co-author(s): John Hertig
Preventable medication errors are a global problem. According to the 2010 World Alliance for Patient Safety Report, the global annual cost of medication errors is approximately £4.5-21.8 billion. Safety education and training has been associated with a reduction in preventable errors.
The study was conducted as a two-phased needs assessment. In.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.