Most errors occur during the
and administration phases 1-4
The high-risk stage of the process, with errors most likely resulting in harm or death
Administration errors are the most difficult to detect 1,2
Focusing on error prevention at the Administration stage, especially with high-alert medications,
can be an opportunity to enhance patient safety.
from prescribing to dispensing stages, mistakes may be noticed and corrected before they reach the patient
Rights of safe administration