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Reducing Medication Administration Interruptions Quantitative Research
Whitney Griffin
Grand Canyon University: Introduction to Nursing Research
August 23, 2020

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Please provide a better introduction/background of the topic that discusses the significance of the
issue, purpose of the paper, and the PICOT you are proposing the proposed practice change
that will be backed up by the articles reviewed (per rubric requirements).
The aim of article one, "The impact of interruptions on medication errors in hospitals: an
observational study of nurses," was to explore interruptions during medication preparation and
administration and their consequences citation needed here. Medication administration is an
essential aspect of a patient's plan of care. Interruptions and errors have become common during
medication administration substantiate this by providing statistics on occurrence and cost. This
is an ongoing issue that affects the patient's safety in the hospital setting.
According to article three, "Progressive Care Nurses Improving Patient Safety by
Limiting Interruptions During Medication Administration," the purpose was "to evaluate the
effectiveness of evidence-based strategies to limit interruptions during scheduled, peak
medication administration times in 3 progressive cardiac care units. This pilot practice change
was designed to answer two questions: (1) Does the implementation of the NUPASS guidelines
decrease interruptions during medication administration? Furthermore, (2) Do medication errors
decrease following the implementation of NUPASS guidelines? A secondary aim of the project
was to evaluate the impact of limiting interruptions on medication errors” (Flynn, 2016).
In the article "The impact of interruptions on medication errors in hospitals: an
observational study of nurses" researchers observed nurses during their medication
administration. Article one study confirmed that interruptions frequently occur "during
medication preparation and administration, and these interruptions were associated with
procedural failures and clinical errors. Nurses were the primary source of interruptions, with

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Reducing Medication Administration Interruptions Quantitative Research Note: For until 10/5/2020, the university is still keeping faculty accountable for grading papers per APA Style 6th edition. Classes beginning 10/5/2020 will begin to follow APA 7th edition. That is what I am basing APA corrections here on. ☺ Please review running head formatting for this title page Reducing Medication Administration Interruptions Quantitative Research Whitney Griffin Grand Canyon University: Introduction to Nursing Research August 23, 2020 1 Reducing Medication Administration Interruptions Quantitative Research 2 Reducing Medication Administration Interruptions Quantitative Research Please provide a better introduction/background of the topic that discusses the significance of the issue, purpose of the paper, and the PICOT you are proposing – the proposed practice change that will be backed up by the articles reviewed (per rubric requirements). The aim of article one, "The impact of interruptions on medication errors in hospitals: an observational study of nurses," was to explore interruptions during medication preparation and administration and their consequences citation needed here. Medication administration is an essential aspect of a patient's plan of care. Interruptions and errors have become common during medication administration – substantiate this by providing statistics on occurrence and cost. This is an ongoing issue that affects the patient's safety in the hospi ...
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