TITLE

Use checkpoints to ID employee medication theft

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Jan2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes how Agape Hospice in Minden, Louisiana prevents medication diversion or theft. The hospice uses several checkpoints to discourage employees from stealing drugs. According to Debbie Williams, administrator at the hospice, the nurse signs a logbook verifying the amount of drugs while taking them to the patient, and the patient signs a sheet to indicate that the drugs were delivered properly.
ACCESSION #
47532634

 

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