Medication Safety Tools

AHRQ

Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) Toolkit for Medication Reconciliation 

American Geriatrics Society

Beers List 2012 - Medications to Avoid in the Elderly       

ASHP

Guidelines on Preventing Medication Errors in Hospitals

Patient Safety Resource Center 

Medication Safety Advocacy Page            

Medication Use Safety Resources            

ASHP-APhA

Medication Management in Care Transitions            

ASHRM

2015 Patient Safety Core Topics & Tips               

CDC

Emergency Preparedness

CMSA

Drug Shortage Assessment

DEA

National (Drug) Take-Back Initiative: Authorized Collector Location              

Drug Disposal Information              

Expiration Dates Matter (Video)  

Disposal of Unused Medications (Includes List of Medicines Recommended for Disposal by Flushing)         

Needles and Other Sharps, Safe Disposal Outside of Health Care Settings

Medication Errors Page          

FDA & ISMP 

Tall Man Letters   

IHI

Medication Safety Reconciliation Toolkit     

How-to Guide: Prevent Adverse Drug Events

Whiteboard Series           

IHA

ADE Webinar Series            

ISMP

Do Not Crush List              

Error Prone Abbreviation List     

High-Alert Medications  

Medication Safety Assessments

Failure Modes and Effects Analysis           

Confused Drug Name List (Look Alike/Sound Alike)          

Assess-ERR (Community Pharmacy version)         

2014-2015 Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices for Hospitals            

Root Cause Analysis for Community/Ambulatory Pharmacy          

NCPIE

Medication Safety, a Toolkit for Families              

NCCMERP

Taxonomy of Medication Errors       

Adverse Drug Event Algorithm         

Index for Categorizing Medication Errors     

Index for Categorizing Medication Errors Algorithm

The Medication Safety Officers Society (MSOS)

http://www.medsafetyofficer.org/content/resources

The Joint Commission

National Patient Safety Goals        

Sentinel Event Information         

VA

Root Cause Analysis Tool    

 

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