Watch Your Step, Before You Wreck: Medication Reconciliation
SDL-Self Directed Learning
The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with the most up to date Information on medication reconciliation.
Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity to claim CE Certificate.
All Health Care Professionals regardless of CE credit
By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to:
- Define medication reconciliation
- Describe the steps of performing a medication reconciliation
- Identify at least 3 barriers of performing an accurate medication reconciliation
- Analyze how an accurate medication reconciliation impacts medication errors
- Critique a sample medication reconciliation documentation
No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors or presenters.
Laura Clark, RN, BSN, CCRN
Laura Clark is a graduate MSN student at Drexel University. She has an extensive background of ICU nursing, management of patients with tracheostomies and mechanical ventilator, experience in endoscopy and in interventional pulmonary. She is a certified critical care nurse by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She has prior teaching experiences with lecture and in-services. She has experience with bar coded medication administration as well as paper MAR. She has researched medication administration in the past and has created sample teaching templates with test question development. She currently works in an outpatient procedural setting with medication reconciliation being a part of daily patient care. Often patient’s procedures may be affected by the patient’s medication. Medication reconciliation is a continuous process. Laura works daily to collaborate with physicians and health care team with medication discrepancies and concerns that are hard stops in the procedural area.
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