MSOS News

Post date: 1 month 5 days ago

Increased demand and shortages of GLP-1 receptor agonists to aid in weight loss has led to reported errors with compounded versions of these drugs. For safe practice recommendations: www.ismp.org/node/126800

Post date: 1 month 1 week ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, March 28, 2024 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET. Register Now:
Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include: https://ecri.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_p-ku-A2AS-yhIcvIRUoRug

• What Did You Mean? Instructions on Prescriptions
Mariam Gawdat, PharmD, MS
FDA/ISMP Safe Medication Management Fellow
ISMP

• Simulation Medications, the Risk is “Real”
Mara Weber, PharmD, BSRT
Medication Safety Pharmacist
OhioHealth- Doctor’s Hospital

• Federal Funding Opportunities for Medication Safety Research
Farzana Samad, PharmD, FISMP
Health Science Administrator
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

• ISMP Update
Rita K. Jew, PharmD, MBA, BCPPS, FASHP
President, ISMP

Post date: 1 month 1 week ago

Patient Safety Awareness Week is a good time to assess how your organization is applying ISMP’s 2024-2025 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices for Hospitals. Please participate in our online survey to establish a baseline measurement of current level of implementation—deadline is April 19, 2024: https://www.ismp.org/guidelines/best-practices-hospitals

Post date: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Drug diversion can involve high-value non-controlled medications, such as those used to treat cancer or symptoms of opioid use. This week’s featured article provides recommendations for incorporating medications beyond controlled substances in diversion response programs: https://www.ismp.org/node/126033

Post date: 1 month 3 weeks ago

ISMP is accepting applications for the FDA/ISMP Safe Medication Management Fellowship that begins this summer! Fellows spend six months each with ISMP and the FDA to gain valuable regulatory experience and learn current approaches to error prevention. Application deadline is March 29, 2024: https://www.ismp.org/professional-development/fellowships

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