The prevention of medication errors, which can happen at every stage of the medication preparation and distribution process, is essential to maintain a safe healthcare system one third of the errors that harm patients occur during the nurse administration phase: administering medication to patients is therefore a high-risk activity. Reflective account the following is my reflective account as recorded on the 07112014 before i could proceed with the administering of medication process, i. This allows a thorough account of the incident to be developed and later reflected on gibbs model (1998) goes through six important points to aid the reflective process, including description of incident, feelings, evaluation, analysis, conclusion and finally action plan.
After lisa had injected the medication into the iv port, she immediately started to chart the medication she had given in horror she looked at the empty vial in her hand it was labeled 2 milligrams per 1 milliliter (ml) and she had just injected the entire 1 ml vial. To administer medications, but did not describe the thinking involved to administer drugs safely  using two hypothetical case vignettes of patients in pain, briggs  examined the thought processes of junior and senior. administering medication reflective account the legislation which governs how medication is administered, stored and recorded include the following: the health and social care act 2008.
A reflective account on how a care worker has assisted a service user to perform their daily activities and helped them access other support to promote their well being. Therefore adhering to the seven rights of medication administration is pertinent in maintaining the safety of patients these rights are as follows: right medication. Reflective account hsc375 (administer medication to individuals) medication as i had been doing other things i washed my hands again before administering any medication. Medications5 medications are prescribed and dispensed by doctors and pharmacists respectively, however it is the duty of the registered nurse (rn) to administer the drugs 6, 7 armitage and knapman (2003) as cited by page 8 suggested that nurses spend around forty.
A reflective account is a 'story' about a task you have completed and how you think it went maybe your assessor has asked you to do an account about how you support clients at lunchtime look at the relevant standard so you understand what you need to be including and then simply write down what you did. Published: mon, 5 dec 2016 'the process of medication use is a continuum of activities involving multiple health care professionals and multiple steps (that is, prescribing, transcribing, dispensing, administering, and monitoring), thereby creating multiple opportunities for error' (zhan et al, 2006, p353. Anyone administering medicines needs to be regularly reminded of what constitutes safe and effective practice but this is easy to say, less easy to make a reality when staffing is at a premium and opportunities for study leave is limited.
Read more: administer medication to individuals and monitor the effects if i was administering medication ie an injection i would respect service users dignity and privacy and follow there personal plan. Daily news focus exclusive: prison nurse calls for more positive view of the sector prison nurses are viewed as either brave or stupid by staff in other sectors, according to a senior nurse who has called for more work to bust myths and promote the many positive aspects of this challenging yet rewarding role. Administering medication and how this combined with care, compassion and communication forms the bases of a holistic approach to care, and with the knowledge i got from supporting literature formed the foundation of my learning and practice.
Process for managing and supporting staff who make a medication of staff from undertaking medication administration the reflective account by clinician/s. administering medication reflective account the legislation which governs how medication is administered, stored and recorded include the following: the health and social care act 2008 the medicines act 1968 the misuse of drugs act 1971 health & safety at work act 1974 coshh regulations 1999 access to health records act 1990 data protection. Nursing process in administering medications prepared by : grp, rn assessment the first step in the nursing process it is the systematic, organized collection of data about the patient.