The following are excerpts from the newsletter

April 6, 2017

In this week's issue:

Special announcements:

  • Now accepting applications for our new International Fellowship
    • Healthcare professionals seeking a long-term career in medication and patient safety at an international level can now apply for a new 2-year ISMP International Safe Medication Management Fellowship program at ISMP, funded by a grant from Baxter International.
    • Applications will be accepted through June 30.
    • The Fellowship will begin on September 1, 2017.
    • For details, please visit:
  • ISMP webinars
    • April 20: Medication Safety Practitioners: Leading, Innovating, and Improving Healthcare
    • May 4: An Insider's Look at Drug Name Development: Working to Put Look-Alike/Sound-Alike Drug Name Problems Behind Us (FREE - thanks to a grant from Novartis)
    • To register for one or both webinars, visit:
  • ISMP releases second video newsletter
    • ISMP has just released the second in a series of "video newsletters" being produced in partnership with the Temple University School of Pharmacy. The videos feature short interviews with national medication safety experts, and provide a summary of top content from the ISMP Medication Safety Alert! The second video focuses on: safety issues with measuring patient weight, steps to eliminate drug concentration confusion, and understanding PCA by proxy.
    • To view the video newsletters, visit:

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