New and Updated PPOs August 2017

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New and Updated PPOs

28-Aug-2017

Several new, revised and updated PPOs are available.

The new PPOs are as follows:
PP-620 Potassium Chloride for Induction of Fetal Demise

The revised or updated PPOs are as follows:
PP-415 Peritoneal Dialysis Peritonitis Management Part 1 Initiation
PP-416 Peritoneal Dialysis Peritonitis Management Part 2 Maintenance (Nephrology Use Only)
PP-417 Zanamivir for Influenza Outbreak in Long Term Care
PP-436 Adult Trauma Admission Orders
PP-512 Long Term Care Vaccines & Epinephrine
PP-559 Opioid Withdrawal Protocol Outpatient Management Detox Centre
PP-590 Oral Nutrition Supplement Program with or without medication
PP-606 Small Bowel Ileostomy and or Fistula Nutrition Management

The purpose of this email is to ensure that all areas are using the most updated versions of the PPOs, that are approved in our health region.  If your area is batch printing PPOs, it is important to take note of these, to ensure that old PPOs are removed and new ones are put in their place and are ready for use.

These, and all PPOs, may be found on the RQHR intranet PPO site: http://rqhweb/xpreprintedorders/ppohome.aspx

Please feel free to contact me if you are unable to find a PPO or are looking for guidance in developing a PPO.

 

Submitted by: Jillian Norlander, PPO Clinical Nurse Specialist