ISMP, FDA provide free toolkit to reduce errors

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have launched a national education campaign designed to reduce medication errors.

As part of the campaign, a free toolkit that includes:

  • an error-prone abbreviations list;
  • a brochure for use in staff education;
  • a print public service ad;
  • a slide show and video that can be used in presentations on the topic.

To access a copy of the toolkit, go to www.ismp.org/tools/abbreviations.