Nursing Education

Ready for Clinical Practice: Teaching Med Administration to Nursing Students

A webinar featuring Dr. Marsha Cannon from the University of West Alabama

The most common errors made by new nurses involve medication administration.

To address this problem, Dr. Marsha Cannon uses video assessment to help improve her students’ medication administration skills, and to better prepare them for clinical practice.

In this free recorded webinar, you’ll learn:

  • The importance of preventing medication administration errors
  • Strategies, techniques, and assignments for using video to improve nursing students’ ability to communicate about medications
  • Time-saving ideas for conducting medication administration skills checks

About Dr. Marsha Cannon

Dr. Marsha Cannon is an Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of West Alabama. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from The University of South Alabama and a Doctorate of Education in Instructional Leadership from The University of Alabama. Her areas of clinical expertise are adult health and critical care, and she teaches in pharmacology and adult health courses. Her primary research interest is mentoring faculty, but she is also interested in the utilization of unfolding case studies to facilitate the development of students’ clinical judgment.