Policy Number

MM-SR-010

High Alert Medications - Policy and Procedure - NSHA MM-SR-010

Description

To help prevent or reduce the number of medication errors and adverse drug events related to high alert medication, NSHA has implemented a list of high alert medications (and electrolytes) with guidance from the Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) Canada.



Documents

Memo-Additional High Alert Meds Requiring Independent Double Check at Cape Breton Facilities

Patient Care Area Medication Audit Tool

Pharmacy Department Audit Tool

Related Documents

Smart Infusion Pumps - Policy and Procedure - NSHA MM-MA-010