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ISMP Newsletter for November 28, 2013

(Announcements/Newsletters - Hospital)

2013-12-04
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
o First annual review of data submitted to the ISMP National Vaccine Errors Reporting Program (VERP)

- SafetyBriefs
o Caution on Demo-dose products from Pocket Nurse
o Influenza vaccine ? shake well !
o Avandia not Coumadin
o Close call with wintergreen oil

- Special Announcements:
o ISMP webinar: December 19 ? New Actions by FDA to Reduce Medication Errors Tied to
Manufacturer's Container Labeling.

Maureen Sheakley, Pharm D
Medication Safety Coordinator
Dept of Pharmacy Services
Medical Univ 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