Impact of Standardized New Medication Education Program on Postdischarge Patients' Knowledge and Satisfaction.

The Journal of nursing administration

PubMedID: 27681515

Jones TR, Coke L. Impact of Standardized New Medication Education Program on Postdischarge Patients' Knowledge and Satisfaction. J Nurs Adm. 2016;46(10):535-40.
This study, implemented on 2 medical-surgical units, evaluated the impact of a standardized, evidence-based new medication education program. OUTCOMES
evaluated included patient postdischarge knowledge of new medication purpose and side effects, patient satisfaction with new medication, and Medicare reimbursement earn-back potential.As a result, knowledge scores for new medication purpose and side effects were high post intervention. Patient satisfaction with new medication education increased. Value-based purchasing reimbursement earn-back potential improved.