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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  
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  
How Do My Medicines Work
A graphic showing how diabetes medicines work with the body
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 09/11/2014    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 1:22PM  
Insulin Reference Chart
This quick reference resource provides a comparison between generic and brand names of insulin, including the manufacturer, source, onset, peak, duration, storage and lifespan. Additionally, the chart categorizes old, newer, newest and mixes of insulin.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 06/09/2020    Date Last Modified: Jun 10 2020 5:19PM  
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  
Quality Improvement Example Adverse Drug Event Plan
This quality improvement plan provides an example of how to identify a concern, determine the root cause(s) and develop a plan with outcome measures. This is to be used only as a reference.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 01/20/2022    Date Last Modified: Jan 24 2022 9:15AM  
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  
How Do My Medicines Work (Spanish)
A graphic showing how diabetes medicines work with the body
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 11/03/2014    Date Last Modified: May 5 2020 1:22PM