New and Updated PPOs October 2017

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New and Updated PPOs October 2017

26-Oct-2017

Several new, revised and updated PPOs are available.

The new PPOs are as follows:
PP-622 Premedication for Contrast Media Reactions
PP-623 Diabetes Management for Cardiac Procedures

The revised or updated PPOs are as follows:
PP-053 Medical Termination of Pregnancy
PP-062.0 Home Peritoneal Dialysis Program Routine Orders
PP-062.1 Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) Therapy
PP-062.2 Continuous Cycler Peritoneal Dialysis (CCPD) Therapy
PP-062.3 Peritoneal Dialysis High Dose (CCPD) Therapy
PP-062.4 Peritoneal Dialysis Tidal Therapy
PP-307 Synchromed II Pain Pump Change Neuromodulation
PP-360 Adult Parenteral Nutrition (PN)
PP-486 Replacement of Implanted Pulse Generator
PP-490 Intrapleural Alteplase (Cathflo) for the Management of Complicated Empyema

The PPOs with MINOR revisions and/or updates are:
PP-148 Cardiac Surgery Pre-Operative Orders
PP-238 ICU Admission Orders
PP-341 Home Hemodialysis Routine Orders
PP-342 Home Hemodialysis - In Centre Relief Conventional Dialysis
PP-416 Peritoneal Dialysis Peritonitis Management Part 2 Maintenance
PP-518 Adult Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) For ER ICU MSU use ONLY

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

Policy 602 Practitioner Orders
During the month of September, the Practitioner Orders Policy (602) was updated and is now available for review on the RQHR Policy/Procedure intranet site at:  RQHR Combined Policy and Procedure listing.

Please feel free to contact myself 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