A Study for Activities to Improve Ability to Perform Intravenous Injection Chemotherapy Medication Safety Management of Nurses - Using 6 Sigma Techniques -

병원간호사의 항암화학요법 제제 정맥주사 투약안전 수행능력 향상 활동을 위한 연구 -6시그마 기법을 적용하여-

  • Received : 2012.10.28
  • Accepted : 2012.11.20
  • Published : 2012.12.31


This study aims to analyze chemotherapy medication safety management system and formulate efficient methods to solve problems in the medication safety practices through application of 6 sigma techniques. From the results of analysis conducted, targeting nurses, such 3 factors as process-related factor, nurse-related factor and environment-related factor were identified as problems of the chemotherapy medication safety management. Through analyzing the prior knowledge about chemotherapy mediation safety and level of performance of nurses, the educational performance to complement deficiencies were selected as the final improvement plan, and the improvement activities were completed through drawing out management plans that specify management methods and countermeasures in the event of problems.