MSOS News

Post date: 3 days 4 hours ago

Join us on Monday, August 29, 2022, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET for our next MSOS Membership Briefing webinar entitled, How “Smart” Are IV Smart Infusion Pumps? Two nursing researchers will discuss the expected and unexpected outcomes related to administering medications using infusion devices. To register, visit: https://ecri.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3wWhPu8HRmGZZtjmSyISHA

Post date: 1 week 4 hours ago

Hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and other surgical and procedural settings can use ISMP’s new guidelines to help identify and mitigate risks! The guidelines address medication storage and labeling across all phases of care, challenge common practices that limit protections offered by safety technologies, and support use of barcode scanning. Visit: https://www.ismp.org/node/31601

Post date: 1 month 2 weeks ago

ISMP and the FDA have received numerous reports of wrong dose errors with Paxlovid, which is indicated for treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults and pediatric patients. This week’s featured ISMP newsletter article provides safe practice recommendations: https://www.ismp.org/node/32452

Post date: 1 month 3 weeks ago

To hear ISMP's Rita Jew and Michael Cohen discuss current medication safety issues in new podcasts with Nursing2022 and ASHP, visit: https://www.ismp.org/news

The mission of the Medication Safety Officers Society (MSOS) is to advance and encourage excellence in safe medication use by providing communication, leadership, direction, and education among its members.