ADC 5 Letter/Character Requirement

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Jennifer Matias
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ADC 5 Letter/Character Requirement

Hi All,

Looking to connect with an organization that has implemented the ISMP best practice around requiring 5 Letters/Characters during ADC drug searches via override. In reading past MSOS threads, most were still in the planning phase or stepped back from 5 characters to 4.

Please share in this thread any learnings or feel free to email me directly! I am also happy to set up a quick chat if that's easier.

If you are starting to look into this for your organization, I pasted some quick references below to get you started.

Jennifer
Email: Jennifer.E.Matias@kp.org

REFERENCES:
Challenges with Requiring Five Characters During ADC Drug Searches Via Override:
https://www.ismp.org/resources/challenges-requiring-five-characters-duri...

Acute Care ISMP Mediation Safety Alert. Vol 24, issue 1. “Safety Enhancements Every Hospital Must Consider in Wake of Another Tragic Neuromuscular Blocker Event” Jan 17, 2019.
https://www.ismp.org/resources/safety-enhancements-every-hospital-must-c...

News Release. “ISMP Issues Safety Recommendations to Prevent Errors with Neuromuscular Blockers” Jan 17, 2019.
https://www.ismp.org/news/ismp-issues-safety-recommendations-prevent-err...

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