This week’s free ISMP featured article analyzes a fatal medication error that involved accidental administration of a dialysis product left in a different patient care area: https://www.ismp.org/node/98949
Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, September 28, 2023 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.
Register Now: https://ecri.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_23wq7h_2QF-H01lDIhVvEQ#/registr...
Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include:
• A Patient Safety Story and Best Practice: Sodium Chloride (4 mEq/mL) Oral Solution
Rachel Albay, PharmD, CPPS
Pharmacy Project Manager I
Medication Safety Kaiser Permanente National Pharmacy Services
• Everyone Loves a Competition
Stacy Carson, PharmD, BCPS, FISMP
Medication Safety Officer
This week’s free ISMP featured article presents results from ISMP and ECRI’s recent survey on drug, supply, and equipment shortages and their effect on patient care and safety: https://www.ismp.org/node/96687
This week’s free ISMP featured article describes a fatal error where digoxin was inadvertently withdrawn from an ADC instead of BUPivacaine and administered intrathecally. Safe practice recommendations are provided: https://www.ismp.org/node/94385/
Don’t miss the opportunity to register for a unique, virtual ISMP Medication Safety Intensive (MSI) workshop designed for those working in community, mail order, and specialty pharmacies. Learn how to identify risks before they cause harm and how to use data for continuous improvement. This program will take place on two consecutive Fridays, October 20 and 27, 2023, from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm ET. For more details about the program: https://www.ismp.org/node/75243