With the approval of a COVID-19 vaccine for young children, ISMP is warning about the possibility of mix-ups between the pediatric formulation and the one intended for age 12 and over, since both will be available at many vaccination sites. For error prevention recommendations: https://www.ismp.org/node/28368
Disrespectful, bullying, and demeaning behavior is a silent epidemic in healthcare—take our survey to help ISMP measure what progress we have made! Deadline for participation is November 19, 2021: https://surveys.ismp.org/s3/ISMP-Survey-on-Disrespectful-Behavior-in-Hea...
This year’s flu vaccine is now available to be administered during the same visit as COVID-19 vaccines, and ISMP has begun to receive reports of mix-ups. Read our ISMP newsletter featured article for details and safe practice recommendations: https://www.ismp.org/node/27852
How can pharmacists and nurses help combat sepsis and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and practice good antimicrobial stewardship? Read this week’s ISMP newsletter featured article to find out: https://www.ismp.org/node/27644/
ISMP believes the ultimate measure of success for error reporting programs is not the number of reports received but rather the amount of patient harm prevented as a result of the reports. Our most recent free featured newsletter article presents tips and best practices to increase the effectiveness of your reporting system: https://www.ismp.org/node/27103