Giving medications is an act that needs to be done carefully and taken seriously ,nursing medication errors can happen anytime. When you are going to medicate, someone remember to follow these instructional video of six rights of drug administration to make sure the treatment is the correct one and effective for the patient. By attempting to avoid medication errors you are putting your patient’s safety first, and patient safety is a top priority in nursing.
The Six Rights of Drug Administration
Regardless of what type of medication you are giving always follow the six rights of medication.
1. Right medication
2. Right dose
3. Right patient
4. Right route
5. Right time
6. Right documentation
This video is courtesy of NurseCentralChanel’s