Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Assessment of the Nurse Medication Administration Workflow Process

Table 3

MAP workflow interruptions.

Patient-drivenTime-driven

Leave room to obtain suppliesLeave room due to bed alarm
Leave room to locate medicationStaff inquiry
Leave room due to patient requestPersonal time
Leave room to assist patient to bathroomAnswer phone call
Leave room due to family requestMake phone call
Patient inquiryComputer battery issue
Family inquiryUnable to scan med
Medication follow-upOther interruptions
Obtain supplies from utility room
Obtain supplies from medication room
Obtain supplies from kitchen
Obtain supplies from front RN station
Obtain supplies from back RN station

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