Reduce Medication Errors in EMS

April 14, 2015    |   By: Calevir

Nobody wants a medication error but often we don’t have a new strategy or method for prevention. Experts suggest that most errors are linked to a flaw in a system design or an unfortunate behavioral choice. ¬†Regardless, working towards prevention requires better processes as well as improving our safety behaviors. To learn more,¬†check out this article by Kim D. McKenna MEd, RN, EMT-P, recently posted at


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