Distractions And Interruptions During Med-Pass.


To start with, it should be stated that health care is a field of practice, where the

employees carry the responsibility for the life and wellbeing of their patients. The distractions

and interruptions during med pass pose serious risk, because they lead towards serious delays

and even to medical errors. Nowadays, there exists a number of helpful tools, which assist to

improve the situation. They include implementation of special zones, application of

checklists, education of the staff, and usage of alerts and alarms. Other methods, which might

turn out to be helpful is wearing special staff, which could show that the health care

employee should not be disturbed and conducting the system improvements. All these

measures are likely to produce positive effect on the performance of the health care staff.

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