Efficacy of a Behavioral Based Education Intervention to Decrease Medication History Errors Among Professional Nurses.
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00845494|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2009 by Waukesha Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : February 18, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 18, 2009
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Medication Errors||Behavioral: cognitive behavioral intervention||Early Phase 1|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||140 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Efficacy of a Behavioral Based Education Intervention to Decrease Medication History Errors Among Professional Nurses.|
|Study Start Date :||February 2009|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||February 2010|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||October 2010|
medication history education
Four hospital unit nurses asked to participate in the study. Two nursing units will receive the cognitive behavioral intervention.
Behavioral: cognitive behavioral intervention
The intervention will consist of an hour of cognitive behavioral education. The first 15 minutes spent discussing cases examples of medication errors. The next 15 minutes will include identifying old rules or assumptions nurses have about medication history obtainment. The next 15 minutes will be utilized reviewing a medication tool to be used, and the last 15 minutes will be discussing techniques to help nurse obtain information from elderly patients.
- Reduction in medication errors on admission medication history form after intervention [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00845494
|Contact: Kathy A Becker, PhD(c)||262-928-7887||Kathy.email@example.com|
|United States, Wisconsin|
|Waukesha Memorial Hospital||Not yet recruiting|
|Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States, 53188|
|Contact: Michael whittaker, M.D. 262-288-7570 Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: Kathy A Becker, PhD|