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safeMedicate update 2014

It’s finally here!! The new version of safeMedicate is now activated.

This update has occurred due to the continued feedback we have received from various institutions and the 143,000 users currently using safeMedicate around the world.

From today until the 31st October 2014, both the current and new versions will be running simultaneously for an evaluation period.

The new version has a brand new interface and a range of new features which are discussed below.

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Global launch of safeMedicate® & a review of the safeMedicate® masterclass presented at HPSN World 2013

The global launch of safeMedicate® (formerly eDose in the USA and Canada) took place at the CAE Healthcare 2013 HPSN World Conference (San Francisco, California, USA, 30th June – 2nd July 2013).

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Paper Blog

Global Launch of the Safety in Numbers Paper Series

HPSN World 2013 in San Francisco saw the global launch of the Safety in Numbers series of papers

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Re-design of the safeMedicate website

As of March 1st, the safeMedicate website will have an exciting new look and feel to it.

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Recent Articles

2
Jun

May’s Competition Winner!

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And the winner is….

 

Congratulations to Ellen McGuigan!!

Ellen is the winner of our May’s competition, and is the recipient of a £30 iTunes voucher.

Ellen correctly identified the answer as 1.4ml

Well done Ellen, happy downloads!!!!

 

Click here to get your entry in for June’s competition to be in with the chance of winning! 

 

5
May

April’s Competition Winner!

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And the winner is….

 

Congratulations to Denise!!

Denise is the winner of our April’s competition, and is the recipient of a £30 iTunes voucher.

Denise correctly identified the answer as 4.5ml

Well done Denise, happy downloads!!!!

 

Click here to get your entry in for May’s competition to be in with the chance of winning! 

 

1
Apr

March’s Competition Winner!

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And the winner is….

 

Congratulations to Jake-Tyler!!

Jake-Tyler is the winner of our March competition, and is the recipient of a £30 iTunes voucher.

Jake-Tyler correctly identified the answer as 4ml

Well done Jake-Tyler, happy downloads!!!!

 

Click here to get your entry in for April’s competition and you will be in with the chance of winning! 

 

5
Mar

February’s Competition Winner!

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And the winner is….

Congratulations to Connie!!

Connie is the winner of our February competition, and is the recipient of a £30 iTunes voucher.

Connie correctly identified the answer as 4.5ml

Well done Connie, happy downloads!!!!

 

Click here to get your entry in for March’s competition and you will be in with the chance of winning! 

 

2
Mar

The safeMedicate® Competence Development and Error Diagnosis Pathway (USA and Canada)

The safeMedicate® Competence Development and Error Diagnosis Pathway. The pathway is designed to develop and assess cognitive competence (knowledge) in the medication dosage calculation problem-solving process (MDCPS); and to sensitize healthcare students and practitioners to the general principles underpinning the functional competence (know-how and skilled performance) requirements of medication dosage calculation problem-solving in clinical practice. The pathway is designed for entry at various points by:

  • Undergraduate healthcare students (See figure 1)
  • Registered healthcare practitioners (see Figure 2)

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2
Mar

The safeMedicate® Competence Development and Error Diagnosis Pathway (UK)

The safeMedicate® Competence Development and Error Diagnosis Pathway. The pathway is designed to develop and assess cognitive competence (knowledge) in the medication dosage calculation problem-solving process (MDCPS); and to sensitize healthcare students and practitioners to the general principles underpinning the functional competence (know-how and skilled performance) requirements of medication dosage calculation problem-solving in clinical practice. The pathway is designed for entry at various points by:

  • Undergraduate healthcare students (See figure 1)
  • Registered healthcare practitioners (see Figure 2)

Read more »

2
Feb

January’s Competition Winner!

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And the winner is….

 
Congratulations to Rosie Sutton!!

Rosie is the winner of our January competition, and is the recipient of a £30 iTunes voucher.

Rosie correctly identified the answer as 0.5ml.

Well done Rosie, happy downloads!!!!

 

Click here to get your entry in for February’s competition and you will be in with the chance of winning! 

 

5
Jan

December’s Competition Winner!

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And the winner is….

 
Congratulations to James Tyler!!

James is the winner of our December competition, and is the recipient of a £30 iTunes voucher.

James correctly identified the answer as 4ml.

Well done James, happy downloads!!!!

 

Click here to get your entry in for January’s competition and you will be in with the chance of winning! 

 

5
Dec

November Competition Winner!

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And the winner is….

 

Congratulations to Jaegar Maher!!

Jaegar is the winner of our November competition, and is the recipient of a £30 iTunes voucher.

Gail correctly identified the answer as 4.5ml.

Well done Jaegar, happy downloads!!!!

 

Click here to get your entry in for December’s competition and you will be in with the chance of winning! 

 

18
Nov

safeMedicate® UK Undergraduate Nursing Curriculum & Registered Practitioner Pathway Framework Model

imageThis article focuses on a safeMedicate medication dosage calculation problem-solving curriculum for UK undergraduate nursing students and a registered practitioner pathway model. Both the curriculum & registered practitioner pathway propose a framework for the systematic application of the safeMedicate competence model and the Essential Skills & Advanced Injectable Medicines programs. It further proposes its integration with the medicines calculations component of the NMC (2010a) revised Essential Skills Cluster for Medicines Management, available online at (p.32); and the NMC (2010b) Advice & Supporting Information for implementing NMC standards for pre-registration nursing education, available online at (p.60).
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