Appendix, Sample Communication from Discipline-Specific Leadership to Staff on Medication Reconciliation Educational Training Sessions

Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) Toolkit for Medication Reconciliation

[Insert Organization Logo Here]

[Insert date]

To [Insert Staff Information],

[insert organization] has recognized the patient safety benefits of medication reconciliation and has made this an organizational priority. On [insert date], the [insert organization/dept.] will "Go Live" with [describe process]. The goal is to [insert goal]. For [insert organization/dept.] to be successful, ALL [insert discipline(s)] must participate.

To help educate [insert discipline] on [insert new process] developed for medication reconciliation, mandatory 30-minute multidisciplinary training sessions will be available between [insert dates]. In addition, medication reconciliation coaches will be available for one-on-one training and assistance from [insert date].

[Insert discipline] can enroll for training by [insert how to "sign up"].

Thank you for your support of this patient safety effort.

Discipline-specific Leader(s) Name(s)/Title(s)

Page last reviewed August 2012
Internet Citation: Appendix, Sample Communication from Discipline-Specific Leadership to Staff on Medication Reconciliation Educational Training Sessions: Medications at Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) Toolkit for Medication Reconciliation. August 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/patient-safety-resources/resources/match/matchap9.html