ISMP is partnering to offer a three-day course that will teach healthcare organizations how to apply the Just Culture model, which can reduce adverse medication events. Participants will develop in-house expertise in the 5 Skills and Just Culture Algorithm, and take part in real world simulations that involve specific case examples.The course offers 20 hours of CE for pharmacists and nurses, and will be held May 10-12, 2016 in Bellevue, Washington. For more information or to register, please go to: http://www.ismp.org/Flyers/Just-Culture-201605.aspx
This message is being sent to only to medication safety officers in MSOS. ISMP (Institute for Safe Medication Practices) is creating a white paper on the Value of a Medication Safety Officer (MSO). The purpose of the white paper is to persuade hospital administrators, regulators, and other key decision makers on the importance of having a medication safety officer position in healthcare organizations. This will obviously be of great value to you and others seeking to implement a MSO position.
As a medication safety officer member of MSOS, we are asking you to help us prepare the paper with background information. Please take the time to assist us with:
MSOS and ISMP are again collaborating sponsors of the ASHP Medication Safety Collaborative (MSC) at the ASHP 2016 Summer Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on June 11-15th. In addition to the ASHP-MSC events, MSOS will again be hosting a members' networking meeting on Sunday from 12:30-1:30 pm (Room 337), and an informal gathering with drinks/small bites on Monday 5:30-7:00 pm in the bar/lounge at the Kona Grill (1 E. Pratt St). For more details, click on title above.
ISMP has four new on-demand webinars available that address smart pump technology integration, sterile compounding, IV push injection, and radiology. These webinars offer a convenient way to earn continuing education credits at no cost and learn practical strategies for dealing with current medication safety issues. For descriptions and links to access these free webinars online, please go to: http://www.ismp.org/profdevelopment/otherCEOpportunities.asp
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