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Medication Safety

David Page MS, NREMT-P

Even during a cardiac arrest, EMS can afford to spend the time to ensure the right medication is administered.

 

Medication errors are not only embarrassing but also costly and potentially dangerous. EMS providers can afford to spend the time to ensure the right medication is administered—even during a time-sensitive emergency like cardiac arrest. This medication cross-check video and the checklists can help every provider ensure 100% accuracy and safety with medication administration.

 

Published: February 15, 2016
Revised: September 28, 2016