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Medication Safety                                                

 

This webpage includes a number of print materials, available as downloadable PDFs. Some materials are also available in bulk through the Ohio Hospital Association's online ordering system.


Medication Safety Brochures:
The materials listed below are available in bulk through OHA. To place a large quantity order, use the "order online" link.

 Medication Safety Begins with You - Order Online (free)

 Medication Safety Begins with You - Low Literacy - Order Online (free)

 Medication Safety Begins with You - SpanishOrder Online (free)


Medication Cards:
The materials listed below are available in bulk through OHA. To place a large quantity order, use the "order online" link.

 Medication cards (free)

  • Wallet-size: Order Online                                                 
  • 5x8: Order Online

Brownbag Tool Kit:

 Planning a Brownbag Event

 Medication Review Form - Brownbag Program

 Patient Consent Form

 Patient Sign-In Sheet

 Brownbag Log Sheet

 Ask Your Pharmacist Tips

 Brown Bag Advertisement Example

 Checklist for Brownbag Medication Check-up


Medication Resources:

 ISMP's List of Confused Drug Names

 Pathways to Medication Safety - a coordinated and comprehensive set of tools designed to reduce medication errors

 Example of a Health Care Failure Mode and Effect Analysis for Anticoagulants

 Label Format Guidelines for Improving Medication Care

 ISMP White Papers

 Medication-Related FDA Patient Safety Videos Provided in Cooperation with ISMP

 Reduction and Preventing Adverse Drug Events to Decrease Hospital Costs

 WHO Drug Alerts 

 MedWatch: The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program

Chlorohexidine Gluconate: Drug Safety Communication - Rare But Serious Allergic Reactions

 Using Medication Reconciliation to Prevent Errors - Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert

AHRQ Pharmacy Health Literacy Center   


Abbreviations:

 Joint Commission - Do Not Use List

 Error Prone Abbreviation List - ISMP

 ISMP Campaign to eliminate the use of Error Prone Abbreviations

 

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