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Post date: 1 year 1 month ago

The Joint Commission has released a new sentinel event alert on optimizing smart infusion pump safety with DERS that references ISMP guidelines and recommendations. For a copy of the alert, visit: www.jointcommission.org/resources/patient-safety-topics/sentinel-event/s...

To access ISMP’s smart pump guidelines: www.ismp.org/guidelines/safe-implementation-and-use-smart-pumps

Post date: 1 year 1 month ago

Don’t miss a unique opportunity to maximize your error prevention efforts and look at your organization through the eyes of leading safety experts! Register for the virtual ISMP Medication Safety Intensive Workshop on April 22 & 23 and learn how to develop a program that can meet current challenges and use data for sustained improvement. Visit: https://ismp.org/node/21482

Post date: 1 year 1 month ago

This week’s free ISMP newsletter featured article is a follow-up to our December article on how to improve complete delivery of small-volume intermittent IV infusions, and provides additional recommendations from major US smart pump infusion vendors on how to prevent medication loss in tubing. Visit: https://ismp.org/node/24098

Post date: 1 year 1 month ago

ISMP’s Christina Michalek will speak about managing medication safety during the pandemic, including preventing #Covid19 vaccine errors, at a World Health Organization (WHO) webinar on April 9, 2021. The webinar is part of a series being held by the Global Patient Safety Network focusing on helping reduce avoidable medication-related patient harm. To register: www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2021/04/09/default-calendar/global-p...

Post date: 1 year 1 month ago

ISMP, ASHP, and the U.S. Pharmacopeia have published a document answering frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccine administration, including selecting needles and syringes, low dead volume, dose withdrawal, and more. For a copy of the FAQ and other COVID-related information, visit: www.ismp.org/covid-19-resources

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