Staff Education Tool: CDC Video on Risks of Sharing Insulin Pens

In a new, free video from CDC, Dr. Melissa Schaefer talks about the infection risks associated with sharing insulin pens.

 

In the video, Dr. Schaefer reviews key points with respect to the safe use of insulin pens and puts to rest the myth that insulin pens can be shared as long as the needle is changed.

 

The video, titled "Don't Do It: Sharing Insulin Pens Jeopardizes Patients," is accessible on Medscape by clicking here.

 

Note: View our database providing reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in hospitals, surgery centers and other organizations by clicking here.

 

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