Post date: 8 months 2 weeks ago

This week’s ISMP free featured newsletter article identifies multiple common causes of norepinephrine errors and provides safe practice recommendations. For a copy, visit

Post date: 8 months 3 weeks ago

ISMP has published recommendations on how healthcare organizations can address and prevent disrespectful behaviors that impact medication safety. For a copy, visit:

Post date: 8 months 3 weeks ago

Sign up now for the next MSOS Member Briefing webinar scheduled to be held on Thursday, March 24, 2022 from 1:00-2:00 PM ET.
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Short medication safety-related presentations for this webinar will include:

• Tools for Tracking Progress
Allison Whalen, PharmD, MHA, CPPS
Medication Safety Officer
OhioHealth Pharmacy Services

• Addressing Incorrect Weight Programming in Infusion Pumps
Silvana Balliu, PharmD, RPh
Smart Pump Pharmacists, Medication Safety
Cleveland Clinic

• Managing the Shortage of CADD Epidural Infusion Supplies
Norka Carranza
Medication Safety Pharmacist
AventHealth Tampa
Shannon Robb, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist- Pain Management Pharmacy
AdventHealth Tampa

Post date: 9 months 2 weeks ago

One of the leading voices in medication safety, ISMP Vice President Judy Smetzer, BSN, RN, has announced that she will be retiring at the end of February. Judy will continue to work with ISMP as a contractor for several months to help transition responsibilities. She will be incredibly missed—please join us in wishing her well. For details:

Post date: 9 months 3 weeks ago

Nurse colleagues: an evidence-based checklist for IV push best practices is now available! The checklist is based on ISMP guidelines and INS standards, and can be used as a teaching tool to help standardize practice and assess competency: