ISMP: New international fellowship; new video series

Now accepting applications for new International Fellowship

Healthcare professionals seeking a long-term career in medication and patient safety at an international level can now apply for a new 2-year ISMP International Safe Medication Management Fellowship program, funded by a grant from Baxter International. The Fellow will work closely with ISMP staff as well as international organizations to enhance international communications about worldwide medication safety issues, share error prevention strategies, and promote error reporting. Applications for the 2017-2018 ISMP International Safe Medication Management Fellowship will be accepted through June 30. The Fellowship will begin on September 1, 2017. For details, please visit: www.ismp.org/profdevelopment/InternationalFellowship.aspx  

ISMP releases second video newsletter

ISMP has just released the second in a series of “video newsletters” being produced in partnership with the Temple University School of Pharmacy. The videos feature short interviews with national medication safety experts, and provide a summary of top content from the ISMP Medication Safety Alert! The second video focuses on safety issues with measuring patient weights, steps to eliminate drug concentration confusion, and understanding PCA by proxy. To view the video newsletters, visit: www.2020visualmedia.com/ismp