The following are excerpts from the newsletter

May 18, 2017

In this week's issue:

Special announcements:

  • ISMP CE Opportunities
    • ISMP has two on-demand webinars that address smart pump technology integration and sterile compounding. These webinars offer a convenient way to earn CE credit at no cost.
    • To access the on-demand webinars, go to:
  • Don't Miss 2017 MSI Workshops
    • Join your colleagues at a Medication Safety Intensive (MSI) workshop this year and learn unique ISMP techniques to maximize your organization's medication safety efforts.
    • 2017 MSI Dates:
      • September 14-15: Hackensack, NJ
      • December 1-2: Orlando, FL (just prior to ASHP meeting)
    • For more information or to register, go to:
  • Apply for ISMP's International Fellowship
    • Individuals seeking careers in medication and patient safety at the global level can now apply for a new 2-year ISMP Safe Medication Management Fellowship program.
    • Deadline for applications is June 30.
    • For details, visit:
  • Second Video Released
    • ISMP has launched its second video newsletter, which focuses on safety issues with patient weights, steps to eliminate drug concentration confusion, and understanding PCA by proxy.
    • To view for free, visit:
  • ISMP webinars
    • June 20: Real-Time Patient Data to Drive Safety: A Clinical Pharmacist's Workflow Redesign
    • July 11: Safe Use of Opioids in the Acute Care Setting: Within Our Reach
    • July 27: 2017 Update on The Joint Commission Medication-Related Standards
    • For more information or to register, go to:

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