A medication room audit is a routine activity usually performed by a pharmacist to ensure that processes and the environment are optimized to allow consistency without failure. This presentation will help the audience understand medication room audits standards from multiple perspectives: surveyor, manager, and front-line staff. Better understanding of the expectations and the process will enable health professionals to use the audit to establish expectations for best medication practice in both routine and emergent situations. Common noncompliance findings will be reviewed and analyzed to determine reason for the failure, and troubleshooting tips will be shared.
- Summarize medication room audit standards
- State goals for a medication room audit
- Analyze reasons behind common noncompliance findings