medication order

medication order

a written order by a physician, dentist, nurse practitioner, or other designated health professional for a medication to be dispensed by a pharmacy for administration to a patient.
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She also said that the Dose Range Checking (DCR) is an automated alert mechanism used to compare a medication order dose against a pre-established safe range.
Instead of manually programming the pump using the keypad, the pump is pre-populated with the patient's medication order after scanning the barcodes on the patient's ID band, on the medication to be administered and on the smart pump.
1) To impose an involuntary medication order the state must prove, "by clear and convincing evidence," with regard to the medication, the patient is "substantially incapable of applying an understanding of the advantages, disadvantages, and alternatives to his or her mental illness .
However, the difficulty most frequently reported in the literature is the inability of BSN students to interpret what the medication order or examination question is asking (Harne-Britner et al.
Prior to federal mandates coming down (Stage 1 meaningful use requires that more than 30 percent of unique patients with at least one medication in their medication list have at least one medication order entered using CPOE; Stage 2 requires more than 60 percent of medication, 30 percent of laboratory, and 30 percent of radiology orders created during the EHH reporting period are recorded using CPOE), MCCG felt that this transition would allow for fewer medical errors, ultimately increasing patient safety, says Delanor Doyle, M.
A hard stop in a CPOE system prevents the ordering provider from entering a medication order.
A medication order for the patient is verified by the pharmacist and sent via the information system to the Omnicell cabinet, which will seamlessly receive the medication order.
The simulation tool mimics what happens when a physician writes a medication order for a real patient but uses fictitious patients and orders created for the test.
After filling the medication, the technician is to provide the medication order and filled prescription/medication order to the pharmacist(s) on duty.
MedSelect is capable of supporting controlled substances, first doses, e-kits, full medication order dispensing (where state regulations allow), and other patient care scenarios.
This form, which indicates medications prescribed for asthma episodes and what to do when a student does not respond to treatment, serves as both the community provider's school medication order and the school nurse's asthma action plan.
Basic alerts are derived from orders being checked against a drug database, medication order support, and advanced and expert clinical decision support that check patient level data against algorithms, guidelines, or protocols.

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