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ISMP’s new online, interactive course offers healthcare organizations a standardized, cost-effective way to ensure staff involved in the medication use process have the basic knowledge they need to avoid risks and prevent errors. It is available through an annual organizational subscription. For more:

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Respondents to a recent ISMP survey indicated that strategic frameworks like California’s Medication Error Reduction Plan (MERP) can help reduce risk, increase reporting, and justify MSO and similar positions:

Post date: 1 year 3 weeks ago

The second article in a two-part ISMP newsletter series on promoting safety culture when training new hires focuses on the role of simulation, an evidence-based teaching method that replicates a process or system in a safe environment:

Post date: 1 year 3 weeks ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, May 25, 2023 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.
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Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include:

• A road less traveled: Smart pump library hard limits
Silvana Balliu, PharmD
Coordinator of Pharmacy Services, Medication Safety and Smart Pumps
Cleveland Clinic

• Framework for a medication safety rotation
Dan Sheridan, MS, RPh, CPPS
Medication Safety Pharmacist
OhioHealth Marion General Hospital & Hardin Memorial Hospital

Post date: 1 year 1 month ago

This week’s featured newsletter article is the first in a two-part series on ensuring competency and safety when training newly hired professional staff: