Medication Administration in Nursing Homes: RN Delegation to UAP

From
Research Library
Publish Date
2011
Topic
Long-term Care, Practice, Registered Nurses (RNs), Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP)
Description
The purposes of this article are to provide an overview of medication errors in nursing homes, an understanding of the challenges nursing homes face in ensuring safe medication processes, and the role delegation can play in safe medication administration.
Authors
Amy Vogelsmeier, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC
Citation
Vogelsmeier, A. (2011). Medication Administration in Nursing Homes: RN Delegation to Unlicensed Assistive Personnel. Journal of Nursing Regulation, 2 (3), 49-55.