MSOS News

Post date: 1 month 4 days ago

The Medication Safety Intensive (MSI) Workshops sold out quickly last year! Act now to avoid being put on the waiting list in 2019; you won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to maximize your error prevention efforts and learn to look at your organization through the eyes of leading safety experts and regulatory agencies. For more information: https://www.ismp.org/education/msi-workshops
2019 MSI Dates: April 25-26—Houston, TX; September 12-13—Orlando, FL; December 6-7—Las Vegas, NV

Post date: 1 month 4 days ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 1:00-2:00 PM EST.

Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include:

• Protecting Medications from Light in Automated Dispensing Cabinets
Stacy L. Carson, PharmD, BCPS, FISMP, Medication Safety Coordinator, AdventHealth Orlando

• 3+3+2= Danger! Simplifying Treatment of Acetaminophen Overdose
Paul E. Milligan, Pharm D, System Medication Safety Pharmacist, BJC HealthCare- St. Louis, MO

• ISMP IV Push Survey and Gap Analysis Tool
Judy Smetzer, BSN, RN, Vice President, Institute for Safe Medication Practices

• ISMP Update
Michael R. Cohen, RPh, MS, ScD (hon.), DPS (hon.), FASHP, President, Institute for Safe Medication Practices

Post date: 2 months 1 week ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 1:00-2:00 pm ET.

Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include:

• Patient Allergies- Design Decisions for Medication Safety
o Elizabeth Wade, PharmD, BCPS, Medication Safety Officer, Concord Hospital
• Development of a System-Wide Diversion Oversight Committee
o Mandy Wollitz, PharmD, BCPS, FISMP, Program Director Pharmacy- Policy and Quality, Florida Hospital
• Hazards with the Use of U-500 Insulin
o Mary E. Burkhardt, MS, RPh, FASHP, National Pharmacy Executive- (Program Manager), VA National Center for Patient Safety
• Update from ISMP
o Michael Cohen, RPh, MS, ScD (hon), DPS (hon), FASHP, President, ISMP

Post date: 2 months 3 weeks ago

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

Post date: 2 months 3 weeks ago

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