Thursday, November 29, 2012

INQRI Grantees Find Nurses' Practice Environment Linked to Identification of Med Errors

INQRI grantee Linda Flynn was recently interviewed for a piece on which discusses the work conducted by Dr. Flynn and her team on nurses' interception of medication errors.  As noted in the team's recent article in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship, nurses perform many practices that are associated with lower rates of non-intercepted medication errors.  The study closely examined acute care hospitals to determine the link between nursing practice environment characteristics, nurse staffing levels, nurses' interception practices and the rates of non-intercepted medication errors.

Click here to learn more about the study.
Click here to read Monday's article on

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