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Identify the purpose of The Joint Commission's "use medicines safely" goal.
Define medication error according to the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention.
Identify two barriers to safe medication administration.
Describe two evidence-based training strategies used to provide an educational program for nursing staff in administering medications safely.
Discuss the staff educator/consultant's role in the safe delivery of medications in pediatric ambulatory care.