Newsletter Special Editions

During the pandemic, ISMP is moving to special editions of the ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care newsletter that focus only on COVID-19 safety issues and insights. These special edition newsletters are free to access.

  • May 14, 2020 | PDF Version | Online Version | COVID-19-Related Medication Errors | COVID-19 Collaboration

  • May 1, 2020 | PDF Version | Online Version | Leadership Support is Vital: If We Fail to Support Caregivers, There Will Be Few Left to Support Care | Not all superheroes wear capes: National Nurses Week: May 6-12 | COVID-19 Collaboration

  • April 23, 2020 | PDF Version | Online Version | Error-Prone Dose Expression on Label Unapproved Drug, Ascorbic Acid, from Mylan | Highlights of a COCA (Clinical Outreach and Communication Activity) webinar on insights from two health systems impacted by COVID-19 | COVID-19 Collaboration | Acute Care Action Agenda

  • April 16, 2020 | PDF Version | Online Version | Considerations for Automated Dispensing Cabinets (ADC) Usage During COVID-19 | Need to standardizing critical care drug infusions has never been greater | Share your stories of support | COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions | COVID-19 Collaboration

  • April 9, 2020 PDF Version | Online Version | Planning for Anticipated Shortage of Smart Infusion Pumps and Dedicated Administration Sets | Patient taking hydroxychloroquine right after discontinuing azithromycin develops QTc prolongation and cardiac arrest | Healthcare Workers are our HEROS | COVID-19 Collaboration

  • April 3, 2020 PDF Version | Online Version | Clinical Experiences Keeping Infusion Pumps Outside the Room for COVID-19 Patients | ECRI: Considerations for using infusion pumps outside of patient rooms | COVID-19 Collaboration 

  • March 26, 2020 |PDF Version | Online Version | Revisiting the Need for MDI Common Canister Protocols During the COVID-19 Pandemic | Limit Use and Protect Supplies of Unproven but Widely Prescribed COVID-19 Treatment | COVID-19 Collaboration


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