Journal of Neuroinformatics and Neuroimaging

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Chemotherapy medication errors nursing education and review of literatures.

Objective: Chemotherapy drugs prescription requires many precautions. The aims of this study were identification of ways to decrease prescribing chemotherapy errors, in order to determine how to prevent them. We examined two separate methods in Oncology wards.
Material and Methods: We designed standard chemotherapy order sheet and well educational magazines for oncology ward nurses. Qualitative assessment was done for decreasing chemotherapy medication errors.
Results: According to the nurses’ presumption, the methods of training were effective to reducing chemotherapy medication errors.

Author(s): Zareifar Soheila, Babak Abdolkarimi, Razmjooee Shahrzad, Mehravar Zahra