This educational game is designed to deliver and test knowledge around medication errors and drug calculations. It helps staff involved in dispensing or administering drugs to be more aware of the risks of medication errors, while learning practical tips to reduce errors. Most medication errors are avoidable, and the Drug Round Game helps improve knowledge, confidence and numeracy with the aim of reducing errors.
Topics covered in the game include:
- Types of medication error
- Causes of medication errors
- Administering medications
- Drugs in mental health
- Making drug calculations
- Practical advice to reduce errors