ISMP Newsletter for December 12, 2013
The latest ISMP Medication Safety Alert can be found at:
- In This Issue
o The 16th Annual CHEERS Awards: Feel the Rhythm of Change in Medication Safety
o ISMP to launch a national safety initiative in 2014
o Are 10 mL syringes needed when giving drugs via venous access devices?
o Use of "NoAC" abbreviation.
o Unsafe frequency notation.
- 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 University of South Carolina
150 Ashley Ave
PO Box 250584
Charleston, SC 29425