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Helpful Resources

Resources
Safe prescribing practices AAP Policy Statement: “Metric Units and the Preferred Dosing of Orally Administered Liquid Medications” (April 2015)14 : http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/135/4/784/ 
 The Joint Commission “Do not use” list66 : https://www.jointcommission.org/-/media/tjc/documents/resources/patient-safety-topics/patient-safety/do_not_use_list_9_14_18.pdf 
 American Board of Pediatrics Safe Prescribing Performance Improvement Module212 : https://pim.abp.org/rxwriting/faq/ 
Health literacy–informed counseling strategies American Board of Pediatrics Performance Improvement Module on Health Literacy213 : https://pim.abp.org/health_literacy/faq/ 
 AHRQ Universal Precautions Toolkit (includes information on verbal and written communication strategies, medication reconciliation)100,101 : https://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/literacy-toolkit/index.html and https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/publications/files/healthlittoolkit2_3.pdf 
 AHRQ How to Create a Pill Card214 : https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/patients-consumers/diagnosis-treatment/treatments/pillcard/pillcard.pdf 
 Plain language pediatrics: Health Literacy Strategies and Communication Resources for Common Pediatric Topics. Abrams MA, Dreyer BP, eds. Elk Grove Village, IL: Elk Grove, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 200822 : https://ebooks.aappublications.org/content/plain-language-pediatrics 
 HELPix Pictographic Medication Instruction Sheets215 : https://med.nyu.edu/helpix/helpix-intervention/instructions-providers and https://www.helpix-program.org 
 Universal Medication Schedule White Paper104 : https://ncpdp.org/NCPDP/media/pdf/WhitePaper/NCPDP-UMS-WhitePaper201304.pdf 
Safe disposal recommendations/resources Where and How to Dispose of Unused Medicines (FDA)209 : https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm101653.htm 
 Disposal of Unused Medicines: What You Should Know (FDA)210 : https://www.fda.gov/drugs/safe-disposal-medicines/disposal-unused-medicines-what-you-should-know 
 Drug Disposal Information (US Department of Justice and DEA)211 : http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/index.html 
Resources
Safe prescribing practices AAP Policy Statement: “Metric Units and the Preferred Dosing of Orally Administered Liquid Medications” (April 2015)14 : http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/135/4/784/ 
 The Joint Commission “Do not use” list66 : https://www.jointcommission.org/-/media/tjc/documents/resources/patient-safety-topics/patient-safety/do_not_use_list_9_14_18.pdf 
 American Board of Pediatrics Safe Prescribing Performance Improvement Module212 : https://pim.abp.org/rxwriting/faq/ 
Health literacy–informed counseling strategies American Board of Pediatrics Performance Improvement Module on Health Literacy213 : https://pim.abp.org/health_literacy/faq/ 
 AHRQ Universal Precautions Toolkit (includes information on verbal and written communication strategies, medication reconciliation)100,101 : https://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/tools/literacy-toolkit/index.html and https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/publications/files/healthlittoolkit2_3.pdf 
 AHRQ How to Create a Pill Card214 : https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/patients-consumers/diagnosis-treatment/treatments/pillcard/pillcard.pdf 
 Plain language pediatrics: Health Literacy Strategies and Communication Resources for Common Pediatric Topics. Abrams MA, Dreyer BP, eds. Elk Grove Village, IL: Elk Grove, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics; 200822 : https://ebooks.aappublications.org/content/plain-language-pediatrics 
 HELPix Pictographic Medication Instruction Sheets215 : https://med.nyu.edu/helpix/helpix-intervention/instructions-providers and https://www.helpix-program.org 
 Universal Medication Schedule White Paper104 : https://ncpdp.org/NCPDP/media/pdf/WhitePaper/NCPDP-UMS-WhitePaper201304.pdf 
Safe disposal recommendations/resources Where and How to Dispose of Unused Medicines (FDA)209 : https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm101653.htm 
 Disposal of Unused Medicines: What You Should Know (FDA)210 : https://www.fda.gov/drugs/safe-disposal-medicines/disposal-unused-medicines-what-you-should-know 
 Drug Disposal Information (US Department of Justice and DEA)211 : http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/index.html 

AHRQ, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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