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Post-Test: Medical Marijuana Law CE: 1.0 contact hours Instructions: (1) After reading the article, take the following test and send completed test to: Continuing Education (mshen-, PSNA, 3605 Vartan Way, Suite 204, Harrisburg, PA 17110. (2) To pass the test, you must score at least 80%. Once PSNA receives your test, it will be checked for accuracy and a certificate will be e-mailed. (3) This test may be completed at (4) This education is free to PSNA members and $10 for non-members. Name_______________________________________________________________________ PSNA Member?  Yes  No Address_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City / State / Zip__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Phone_________________________________________________ E-mail___________________________________________________________________ License Number__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 1. Medication errors can lead to an increase in the cost of healthcare.  a. True  b. False 2. As a nurse, you have to work alone to carefully assess, detect, and understand the nature and sources of medication errors.  a. True  b. False 3. Medication errors became the first highest reason for death in the U.S.  a. True  b. False 4. Medication errors pose serious consequences for patient safety and quality of care.  a. True  b. False 5. Nurses are more involved in medication errors as they are the last staff dealing with and administering medications.  a. True  b. False 6. Which phases below are the most complete regarding the presence of errors?  a. Complacency and carelessness  b. Patient and/or drug misidentification  c. Poor drug knowledge  d. All of the above  a. Prescribing, copying, medication checking, preparing, administration, and observing  b. Prescribing, preparing, and medication checking  c. Prescribing, copying, and medication checking  d. Administration, medication checking, and observing 9. A major factor leading to medication errors and system failures results from: 7. When is the most types of medication errors that frequently occur? 10. Which effective strategies can help prevent medication errors?  a. During medication administration  b. During medication checking  c. After medication preparation  d. During medication preparation 8. Healthcare professional failures and unsafe acts result from:  a. Effective communication systems  b. Adequate staff  c. Good workplace environments  d. Heavy workloads  a. Introduction of technologies to the unit  b. Changing policies and procedures  c. Increasing healthcare providers’ knowledge about medication administration  d. All of the above Expiration of CE: April 30, 2022 Issue 74, 1 2019 Pennsylvania Nurse 19