The mission of the Medication Safety Officers Society (MSOS) is to advance and encourage excellence in safe medication use by providing communication, leadership, direction, and education among its members.
ISMP will offer four symposia at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in December, on safe injection practices during drug shortages, managing perioperative medication safety risks, preventing errors with smart infusion pumps, and IV push medication use in adults. Space is limited and pre-registration is encouraged. For more details or to register, visit: https://www.ismp.org/ashp-activities
Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 1:00-2:00 pm ET.
Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include:
• Med Wreck to Med Rec
o Isha S. John, PharmD, MBA, Director of Pharmacy, Howard County Hospital
• Errors Associated with Insulin in Hyperkalemia
o Staley Lawes, PharmD, BCPS, FISMP, Medication Safety Officer, JFK Medical Center
• Preventing Air Embolism Associated with Medication Administration
o Emily Messing, PharmD, PGY-2 Medication-Use Safety Resident, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
• Update from ISMP
o Michael Cohen, RPh, MS, ScD (hon), DPS (hon), FASHP, President, ISMP
Please join us on Tuesday evening, December 4, 2018, for the annual ISMP Cheers Awards dinner at Bowlmore Anaheim in Anaheim, CA, and/or make a donation to support ISMP's lifesaving work. The awards celebrate an impressive group of healthcare leaders who are in their own league when it comes to best practices and programs that prevent medication errors and protect patients. Highlights of the gala will include a keynote address by Ana McKee, MD, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of The Joint Commission. To make a donation or register for the dinner, please visit: https://www.ismp.org/support-cheers-awards.