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CNE on the Role of Nurses in Prevention of Medication Error

Date : Nov 3, 2018

A Continuing Nursing Education Programme on the Role of Nurses in Prevention of Medication Error was organised on 31st October 2018 by the Continuing Nursing Education Cell of the Nursing Service department.  The aim of the programme was to create awareness among nurses about medication errors and the measures to prevent errors while handling medicines.

Ms Freeda D'Souza, Head of the Quality Department of KMC Hospitals was the resource person. During the session, she explained about the types of medication error. She listed down the reasons for errors in handling medication and she stressed on various strategies in prevention of medication errors.