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NCC MERP 15 Year Anniversary Report

National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention

Council Recommendations PrintPrint

Medication/Human Errors Adopted Revised/Reviewed
Statement Opposing the Criminalization of Errors in Healthcare 05/01/2012
Reducing Medication Errors Associated with At-risk Behaviors by Healthcare Professionals 06/08/2007
Recommendations to Reduce Medication Errors in Non-Health Care Settings 06/20/2003 02/27/2007
Statement on Medication Error Rates 06/11/2002 06/24/2008
Recommendations to Reduce Medication Errors Associated with Verbal Medication Orders and Prescriptions 02/20/2001 02/24/2006
Recommendations to Enhance Accuracy of Prescription Writing 09/04/1996 06/02/2005
Packaging, Labeling, Dispensing and Administration Errors
Statement Advocating for the Elimination of Prescription Time Guarantees in Community Pharmacy 10/31/2013
Recommendations for Avoiding Medication Errors With Drug Samples 02/05/2008
Promoting the Safe Use of Suffixes in Prescription Drug Names 12/03/2007
Recommendations for Bar Code Labels on Pharmaceutical (Drug) Products to Reduce Medication Errors 06/27/2001 06/05/2007
Recommendations to Enhance Accuracy of Administration of Medications 06/29/1999 06/02/2005
Recommendations to Enhance Accuracy of Dispensing Medications 03/19/1999 06/02/2005
Recommendations for Health Care Professionals to Reduce Medication Errors Associated with the Label, Labeling, and Packaging of Pharmaceutical (Drug) Products and Related Devices 03/30/1998 02/27/2007
Recommendations for Health Care Organizations to Reduce Medication Errors Associated with the Label, Labeling, and Packaging of Pharmaceutical (Drug) Products and Related Devices 03/30/1998 06/07/2007
Recommendations for Manufacturers to Prevent Medication Errors Associated with the Label, Labeling and Packaging of Pharmaceutical (Drug) Products and Related Devices 05/12/1997 06/07/2007
Recommendations for Regulators and Standards Setters to Prevent Medication Errors Associated with the Label, Labeling, and Packaging of Pharmaceutical (Drug) Products and Related Devices 05/12/1997 02/27/2007


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