ATrain Education

 

Continuing Education for Health Professionals

FL: Preventing Medical Errors

Module 10

Resources and References

Resources

Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)

Office of Risk Management & Patient Safety
http://ahca.myflorida.com/SCHS/RiskMgtPubSafety/RiskManagement.shtml

Institute for Safe Medicine Practices (ISMP)

A non-profit organization devoted entirely to medication errors and safe medication use. The Institute “collects and analyzes reports of medication hazardous conditions, near-misses, errors, and other adverse events.” ISMP also “disseminates timely medication safety information, risk reduction tools, and error-prevention strategies.”

 

http://www.ismp.org

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