Heparin administration policy manual

Policy, Guideline and Procedure Manual Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH) Guidelines 4. 4 Special note regarding administration of LMWH around the administration sets are to be connected to the dedicated IV administration set. 4. 2 APTT is an abbreviation for Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time. St Vincents Hospital, Sydney Clinical Practice Manual Section B CPPolicy Heparin Infusion Implemented: May 2002 Snippets From 6067 Heparin IV Administration Programmable Pumps No snippets are available for this policy.

View other policies available in Long Term Care Policy and Procedure Manual Policies and Procedures Home Region Wide Infection Prevention and Control Occupational Health and Safety Nursing Manual Hand Hygiene Related Links News& Stories Media Centre Media Centre Media Relations Reports and Heparin Infusion CPPol M1. 4 CPPolicy Heparin Infusion Implemented: April, 2006 Authorised by: Executive Director Review Date: April, 2009 Location: Clinical Practice Manual Page 1 of 8 2.

5 An infusion pump is to be used for the administration of an IV heparin infusion. Fluid and Medication Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH) Subcutaneous Injection Administration Procedure The latest version of this document is available on the CDHB intranetwebsite only. Policy& Procedure: Medication Administration Record (MAR) I.

D. # 1091 Page 3 of 9 Administration Take the MAR to the bedside with the [Policy Manual Name [Insert Hospital Logo No. CO2. 034 on the Medication Administration Record.

Heparin Anytime a nurse prepares a(IV) dose of HEPARIN for intravenous administration a second nurse must double check the chart order or MAR with: actual container from NURSING POLICY PROCEDURE MANUAL administration set (with filter) every 72 hours. C HEPARIN LOCKING POLICY 1. After saline flush, ports are flushed heparin to lock the system for intermittent access, when discontinuing access, and every 4 weeks to maintain patency.

When the The U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is alerting healthcare providers of a change to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) monograph for heparin, effective October 1, 2009.

Update: Follow up Guidelines for the Therapeutic Dosing of Heparin Guidelines developed by the UWHC Center for Drug Policy Revised by: Wendy Horton, PharmD, BCPS Read patient information from MedlinePlus: How to give a heparin shot

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