Post date: 7 months 1 week ago

ISMP is receiving reports of confusion and errors with monoclonal antibody products used to treat COVID-19, due to unfamiliar co-packaging and labeling. Read this week’s ISMP newsletter featured article for safe practice recommendations:

Post date: 7 months 2 weeks ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.

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

• Human Factors Engineering of Heparin Nurse Managed Protocol
Mark Wolf Jr., PharmD
PGY2 Medication-Use Safety and Policy Pharmacy Resident
University of Kentucky HealthCare

• Medication Events Related to Cancelled Labs
Magdalena Mastalerz, PharmD
PGY2 Health-Systems Pharmacy Administration & Leadership Resident
University of Kentucky HealthCare

Post date: 7 months 2 weeks ago

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:

Post date: 8 months 6 days ago

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:

Post date: 8 months 3 weeks ago

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: