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Canonical Correlation between Drug Dosage Calculation Error Prevention Competence of Nurses and Medication Safety Organizational Climate
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Adult Nursing
  • Volume 24, Issue 6,  2012, pp.569-579
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Adult Nursing
  • DOI : 10.7475/kjan.2012.24.6.596
 Title & Authors
Canonical Correlation between Drug Dosage Calculation Error Prevention Competence of Nurses and Medication Safety Organizational Climate
Kim, Myoung Soo;
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 Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between drug dosage calculation error prevention competence and medication safety organizational climate. Methods: We surveyed 207 nurses from 15 hospitals. An assessment survey was designed to assess the medication safety organizational climate which consisted of four subcategories including medication safety cultures, medication safety initiatives, medication error communication, and medication error management competence. The drug dosage calculation error prevention competence contains two subcategories; Dosage calculation habits and ability. The data were collected from July to August 2011. Descriptive statistics, t-test, ANOVA, partial Pearson correlation coefficient, canonical correlation were used. Results: Organizational climate was related to dosage calculation error prevention competence with two significant canonical variables. The first canonical correlation coefficient was .53 (Wilks`
 Keywords
Medication error;Safety;Organizational cultures;Habits;Clinical competence;
 Language
Korean
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