Medication errors can occur for several reasons: incorrect dosage calculation, look-a-like and sound-a-like medication, use of inappropriate abbreviations or illegible handwriting, medications that resemble one another on the pharmacy shelf, etc.
Do a basic web search and find an incident in which a pediatric patient received the wrong medication.
- What happened? How could it have been prevented?
- What can you learn from the mistake that was made by this pharmacy to help you in your own career?
Write a 2-page paper, and don’t forget to include your resources in your assignment. You will be scored on your grammar and organization as well, so be sure and spend time revising before submitting.
Please make sure the answer are 2 page paper, the length really matters for the grading purpose.
APA format and cite your sources in Apa as well