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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 Guide to the 2019 BEERS Criteria
This guide by the American Geriatrics Society is intended to improve care of older adults by reducing their exposure to potentially inappropriate medications
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 08/18/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 18 2022 8:12AM  
American Urogynecologic Society Consensus Statement: Association of Anticholinergic Medication Use and Cognition in Women With Overactive Bladder
This abstract from the American Urogynecologic Society summarizes the lines of treatment for an overactive bladder and cautions the use of anticholinergic medications in frail and cognitively impaired patients.
Web link    Date Added: 04/21/2020    Date Last Modified: Apr 21 2020 4:46PM  
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  
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  
Medications to Avoid in the Elderly, According to Beers List and STOPP Criteria
Many medications can cause adverse problems in older adults. Providers can use this list to help identify medications and their associated risks in the older adult population.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 05/18/2020    Date Last Modified: Mar 24 2022 9:46AM  
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  
STOPP START Tool to Support Medication Review
Older adults have a greater risk of adverse effects from their medications. This Screening Tool of Older Person’s inappropriate Prescriptions (STOPP) and Screening Tool to Alert to Right Treatment (START) guide helps identify potentially inappropriate medication and prescribing omissions for those on multiple medications.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 08/18/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 18 2022 8:06AM  
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 18 2022 8:14AM  
Paquete para facilitar el cambio: Mejorar la seguridad del paciente y prevenir los eventos adversos relacionados con la administración de los medicamentos, para Puerto Rico
La Red de Innovación de la Calidad de TMF, bajo contrato con los Centros de Servicios de Medicare y Medicaid, diseñó este paquete de cambios para proporcionar las estrategias para abordar los eventos adversos de medicamentos.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 04/13/2021    Date Last Modified: Mar 18 2022 8:15AM