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Adverse Drug Event (ADE) Anticoagulant Safety Checklist
This tool from the Washington State Hospital Association can assist hospital administration, quality and pharmacy leaders in improving ADE reduction strategies.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/01/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 18 2022 8:04AM  
Adverse Drug Event Tracer: Anticoagulation Agents
Hospitals can use this Tracer Tool to survey and evaluate their processes for adverse drug events regarding anticoagulants, with the goal of providing safe, high-quality patient care.
Microsoft Word    Date Added: 04/14/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 18 2022 8:12AM  
American Geriatrics Society's Beers Criteria Updated for 2023
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has released an updated AGS Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults. This article details the methodology and modifications.
Web link    Date Added: 06/21/2023    Date Last Modified: Jun 21 2023 4:58PM  
Anticoagulation Agent Adverse Drug Event Gap Analysis
This checklist from the Minnesota Hospital Association/Partnership for Patients is designed for health care facilities to use to conduct a gap analysis of their storage, preparation and dispensing of anticoagulants.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 07/12/2015    Date Last Modified: Mar 18 2022 8:13AM  
Anticoagulation Stewardship Checklist
This checklist from the Anticoagulation Forum supports the Core Elements of Anticoagulation Stewardship Programs and will allow your hospital to assess key elements of successful anticoagulation stewardship efforts and high-quality patient care.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 03/01/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 18 2022 8:13AM  
CMS Adverse Drug Event Trigger Tool
This tool from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is intended to assist facilities in identifying risk factors for adverse drug events and implementing programs to minimize such risks.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/01/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 16 2022 4:56PM  
CMS MDS Training Video Resources Available for Section N
Minimum Data Set (MDS) training is available in Section N, Medications – Drug Regimen Review. Scroll down the page to locate the Section N materials.
Web link    Date Added: 02/05/2024    Date Last Modified: Jan 25 2024 1:02PM  
Medication Safety Mini-Toolkit
This mini-toolkit includes resources geared toward improving medication safety.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 03/07/2022    Date Last Modified: Mar 7 2022 10:06AM  
Self-study on Antimuscarinics (Muscarinic Antagonists)
This short self-study on antimuscarinics provides an overview of the therapeutic uses, acute side effects of commonly used medications (including the mnemonic), contraindications, increased risk of dementia, anticholinergic cognitive burden, and treatment of acute anticholinergic toxicity.
Web link    Date Added: 04/21/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 21 2020 4:49PM  
Trigger Tool for Measuring Adverse Drug Events
This tool from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement provides instructions for conducting a retrospective review of patient records using triggers to identify possible adverse drug events. Log-in may be required to access information.
Web link    Date Added: 09/16/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 28 2023 9:54AM