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ISMP Newsletter for August 22, 2013

(Announcements/Newsletters - Hospital)

2013-08-26
Maureen Sheakley, Pharm D sheakley@musc.edu

The latest ISMP Medication Safety Alert can be found at:
http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/pharmacy_services/medSafety/ISMP.pdf

In this issue:

- Developing productive partnerships with technology and device vendors to improve staff training

- Dinoprostone dosage forms confused

SafetyBriefs
- Pharmacy compounder won't recall products; FDA warns, "don't use."
- Sterile compounding bill
- Acetaminophen dosing for kids younger than 2
- RCA team training

Special Announcements:
- ISMP webinar: September 10 for Raising the Bar for BCMA: Addressing Pharmacy Challenges,
Nursing Engagement, and Data Analysis to
Improve Practice
- Free ISMP webinar: October 24, Preventing Catheter and Tubing Misconnections: Risk Assessment and Interventions that Work.
- Unique 2-day ISMP program

Maureen Sheakley, Pharm D
Medication Safety Coordinator
Dept of Pharmacy Services
Medical University of South Carolina
150 Ashley Ave
PO Box 250584
Charleston, SC 29425
843-792-9236
sheakley@musc.edu

171 Ashley Avenue · Charleston SC 29425 · (843) 792-2300