About the Course:
This course has been designed in 12 modules dealing with all steps of medication management process including its audit and reporting and management of medication errors. Modules are also dedicated to Standard Treatment Guidelines, Antibiotic Stewardship Program and Hospital Drug formulary. Managing medications for patients is a very complex process in today’s healthcare delivery system despite it being the most important aspect of patient care. The reasons are related to many dimensions like availability of thousands of drugs in the market, myriads of combinations of drugs, over-prescribing by doctors, non-standardized and confusing prescription formats, illegible handwriting, incompetency of pharmacists and nurses, stressful working conditions , complicated systems of medication management within the hospital, confusing names and labeling of drugs by the manufacturers etc. leading to increased probability of medication errors of various nature (some so serious that it can result in fatality or permanent harm to patients).
What you will learn:
The online course on Medication Management and patient safety has been designed to increase the awareness of all those who are involved in medication management process which in-turn results in designing of more efficient systems, identification and reporting of potential and actual medication errors followed by appropriate preventive and corrective actions resulting in improving safety of patients and staff in any healthcare setting.
At the end of this program the learners will enhance their knowledge regarding medication management, and understand newer trends in this field.This course has been designed to help the learner in taking active participation in evaluating the gap and redesigning medication management processes in their work place. It also will help the learner to understand identification and reporting of actual and potential medication errors and its management. On successful completion of the program, the learner will be awarded certificate of the same by Quality Council of India.
Note: This 6 hours course can be completed in 3 months.