Title

Nurses' Knowledge of Commonly Used Medications in the Inpatient Setting: Results of a Medication Exam and Review of Reported Medication Error Data

Date of Award

8-2013

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Department

Nursing

First Chairperson

Susan DeNisco

Committee Member

Chris Zemaitis

Committee Member

Julie G. Stewart

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to assess the staff nurses' actual knowledge of commonly used medications in the inpatient clinical setting and review the reported medication error rate on medical-surgical units.

Comments

A practice dissertation presented to the Faculty of the Department of Nursing, College of Health Professions, Sacred Heart University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice.