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The mission of the Medication Safety Officer Society (MSOS) is to advance and encourage excellence in safe medication use by providing communication, leadership, direction, and education among its members.

ISMP, ASHP and NPSF Conducting Needs Assessment Survey for a Medication Safety Officers Credentialling Program

April 22, 2014 by admin

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is collaborating with the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) and the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) to determine the need for a certification credential for medication safety leaders. Provide your input through a short survey between now and May 5 (see more below).

Can't Log in?

April 5, 2014 by admin

If you can't log in, it may be because you did not renew your membership by the April 1, 2014 deadline, and appropriately complete the required information. However, you can still rejoin for free by selecting the "Join" tab on the main page of this website and complete the membership application form. You can even use your old username and password. (Note: you may receive an error message that your username is taken and email already registered, but you can ignore it, the update will be accepted.) Don't miss out. We will shortly be moving to a new listserv that will only be accessible to members.

ISMP Medication Safety Intensive in Las Vegas

March 21, 2014 by admin

Don’t miss the next ISMP Medication Safety Intensive on May 30-31, 2014 in Las Vegas, NV (immediately preceding the ASHP Medication Safety Collaborative). This unique two-day medication safety workshop will be led by ISMP faculty and other selected medication safety experts who, based on their own real-world experiences in establishing and evaluating medication safety programs, will help you maximize your effectiveness in meeting today’s medication safety challenges.

Upcoming ISMP Medication Safety Webinars

March 21, 2014 by admin

ISMP is offering two new webinars that will be of interest to our members:

• "Addressing Safety Challenges with U-500 Insulin (And did you know U-200 and U-300 insulin products are on the way?)" on Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 1:30 - 3:00 PM ET. For more information go to:

• "Basal Bolus Insulin Therapy: Implementing Best Practices for Inpatients with Hyperglycemia" on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 1:30 - 3:00 PM ET. For more information go to:

Deadline for Updating Membership Info Approaching

March 1, 2014 by admin

If you have not already done so. please update and provide the additional membership information on the MSOS website. You only have until the end of this month. Starting April 1, individuals who have not updated their information will have to rejoin in order to access our new listserv and obtain non-public information and enhanced member services on our website.

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