Establishing a self-administered medication program

J Nurs Adm. 1984 Nov;14(11):38-42.


This article discusses the process used to institute a self-administered medication program in an in-hospital setting on a Rheumatic Disease Unit. The program and the steps taken in establishing this program are described. This article will help nurse administrators implement similar programs in their own patient care settings.

MeSH terms

  • Consumer Behavior
  • Hospital Units / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Nurse Administrators
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rheumatic Diseases / drug therapy
  • Self Administration*
  • Surveys and Questionnaires