ISMP Gap Analysis Tool (GAT) for Safe IV Push Medication Practices.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
Standardized practices have not been uniformly adopted to support safe IV medication therapy. This risk assessment tool will help organizations proactively identify process weaknesses that could contribute to patient harm. Users of the guide can also contribute to a national effort to collect data on current IV push practices. The deadline for submitting data to that effort is March 31, 2019.