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Purpose/Goal/Description of content to be covered:

This purpose of this experiment was to determine the accuracy of medication dosages prepared using common kitchen teaspoons or tablespoons.

The goal of this presentation is describe an active learning exercise used by nursing educators to promote student learning.

The convenience sample consisted mainly of 125 first year ASN students enrolled in NURS 1110 Fundamental Concepts/Integral Nursing Skills and 14 RN-BSN students enrolled in the NURS 3101 Analysis and Reasoning in nursing during the Spring Semester 2014 at the University of North Georgia (UNG).

Our strategies included

The results compared the participants’ perceived dosage to the actual dosage.

Conclusions are summarized and will be shared via a poster in the Health & Natural Sciences (HNS) Building on the UNG Dahlonega campus and the Appalachian Nurse Practitioner Clinic.

Future recommendations include obtaining a random sample and a blind study.


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  • Subject
    • Nursing

  • Institution
    • Dahlonega

  • Event location
    • Library Third Floor, Open Area

  • Event date
    • 2 April 2014

  • Date submitted

    18 July 2022