High Alert and Investigational Medications


 
Policy
 
 
High alert medications in this organization include controlled substances and look like/sound alike medications.

Although this organization does not have high alert/hazardous medications, a list has been provided for reference. The organization has developed processes for managing high risk medications.  In this organization the following 
practices are followed based on ISMP List of High - Alert Medications, Look Alike Sound Alike, CDC NIOSH Hazardous List and all national standards.
Reference: Controlled Substances: Please see MP.1 and MP.11 in this 
volume.
Look alike sound alike medications:Please see the National 
Patient Safety Goals, volume III and / or Safety Task Binders.

In addition the following information is available as a reference:  

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2014-138/pdfs/2014-138_v3.pdf

 

Approved By Governing Board    
MP.6    
Control #327.2
GUPTA GASTRO