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EMS education

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As providers, we are tasked at times to make quick decisions for patient care. There is nothing wrong with using a cheat sheet or app if you are unsure and always go to medical directions or call medical control, but here is a case of a nurse who gave the wrong drug and had a fatal outcome for the patient. I am sure from what I read, the nurse did not mean to hurt the patient in any way, but when it is a quick, stressful decision, we providers need to be sure or get clarification or a second look. Remember everything we do, affects somebody else, so we need to be on our best game. Be safe and always keep learning

Former nurse guilty of homicide in medication error death

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