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.