Resource Library

Whether you have experienced a medication error in your organization or you are proactively implementing prevention strategies, you are not alone. Thousands of organizations worldwide have relied on ISMP's resources for institutional change to reduce errors on a daily basis. These resources are developed from ISMP's review of reports through its national error reporting programs, peer-reviewed articles in its publications, and/or consensus gathering summits on topics pertinent to specific errors  or hazards. ISMP offers a wide range of downloadable and easy to use resources. Many are free.

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The Case for Medication Safety Officers (MSO) , an ISMP white paper, draws on ISMP’s years of experience in medication safety to provide detailed information for hospital leadership on the value a MSO can provide. Since the July 2006 National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine)...
These worksheets are intended to help you collect critical information after a medication error or near-miss occurs at your facility and to identify, prioritize, and record problems in your facility's medication use system.