ISMP Update on Top Medication Safety Issues from 2018 – Webinar

November 8, 2018    |   By: Eunice Halverson, MA, CPPS

ISMP Update on Top Medication Safety Issues from 2018

Medication mistakes are one of the most common errors reported to the Center’s PSO.  ISMP is offering a free webinar on November 15 at noon Central Time to discuss the top medication safety issues as well as strategies to minimize risk.  They will also discuss how drug shortages contribute to errors and strategies to mitigate risk.  Register here and please share with others at your organization.

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ISSUE:A number of events reported to CPS’ Patient Safety Organization (PSO) demonstrate poor handoff communication about the patients’ infectious disease status.Examples include:~Patient with s

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