Patients with low health literacy make more errors interpreting instructions and warnings. This week’s ISMP newsletter provides tips on how to support personal and organizational health literacy: https://www.ismp.org/node/110339
Want to know where you stand in maintaining an environment that promotes patient safety in comparison to your peers? This week’s ISMP featured article explores alternatives to comparing unreliable “benchmarking” error report data with other organizations: https://www.ismp.org/node/107968
Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, November 16, 2023 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.
Register Now: https://ecri.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZyTqIKZVTsWB1T6bJXOmmg#/registr...
Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include:
• Non-controlled substance diversion
Mary Nelson MSN, RN, CPPS
Network Drug Diversion Program Manager
Quality Improvement Division
• Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices for MLH Outpatient Pharmacy: 2023-2024
Anna Rikard, PharmD, BCGP, CPEL
University of Tennessee Health Science Center( UTHSC) College of Pharmacy, Affiliated Professor
Methodist Germantown Outpatient Pharmacy Manager
This week’s free ISMP featured article presents results from a recent survey on curriculum related to IV push practices in nursing programs and provides recommendations for nursing student and staff educators: www.ismp.org/node/105607