Clinical Policies and Procedures

SECTION 1: CIRCULATORY

Title of Procedure

  • 1.01 BLANK
  • 1.02 Anti-Embolitic Stockings: Instructions for Use and Application
  • 1.03 Blood Pressure: Auscultation
  • 1.04 Blood Pressure: Lower Extremities
  • 1.05 Blood Pressure: Palpitation
  • 1.06 Blood Pressure: Postural
  • 1.07 BLANK
  • 1.08 Home Transtelephonic Pacemaker Monitoring
  • 1.09 Measuring Peripheral Edema
  • 1.10 Pulse: Apical Monitoring
  • 1.11 Pulse: Femoral, Popliteal, Posterior Tibialis and Dorsalis Pedis Monitoring
  • 1.12 Pulse: Radial Monitoring
  • 1.13 BLANK
  • Appendix A – Self Management for Congestive Heart Failure
  • Appendix B – Self Management for Heart Disease
  • Appendix C – Self Management for High Blood Pressure
  • References

SECTION 2: DIGESTIVE

Title of Procedure

  • 2.01 Bowel Training
  • 2.02 Care of Mucous Fistula
  • 2.03 Colostomy/Ileostomy Appliance Application
  • 2.04 Colostomy Irrigation: Bedridden Patient
  • 2.05 Colostomy Irrigation: Descending/Sigmoid Colon
  • 2.06 Colostomy Irrigation: Preparation for Diagnostic Procedures or Surgery
  • 2.07 Enema: Cleansing
  • 2.08 Enema: Harris Flush
  • 2.09 Enema: Retention
  • 2.10 Gastrostomy or Jejunostomy Tube Feeding
  • 2.11 Insertion and Removal of Nasogastric (N/G) Tube
  • 2.12 Nasogastric Tube Feeding
  • 2.13 Nutritional Assessment
  • 2.14 Reinsertion of G-Tube with Foley Catheter or Balloon Replacement G-Tube
  • 2.15 Removal of Fecal Impaction
  • Appendix A – Nutritional Assessment: Estimating Patient Height and Weight
  • Appendix B – Nutritional Assessment: Food Record for Meals/Snacks
  • Appendix C – Nestle Mini Nutritional Assessment Risk Assessment for Malnutrition
  • Appendix D – USDA Food Plan
  • Appendix E – BMI Scale
  • References

SECTION 3: ENDOCRINE

Title of Procedure

  • 3.01 Blood Glucose Monitoring with Blood Glucose Meter
  • 3.02 Diabetes Foot Screening
  • 3.03 Endocrine History
  • 3.04 BLANK
  • 3.05 Hyperglycemia
  • 3.06 Hypoglycemia
  • 3.07 Insulin Administration: Subcutaneous Injection
  • 3.08 Insulin Pen Use
  • 3.09 Insulin Preparation – Mixed Insulin Dose
  • 3.10 Insulin Preparation – Single Insulin Dose
  • 3.11 Insulin Pump Therapy
  • 3.12 Obtaining Blood Samples: Finger Stick
  • 3.13 Pre-filling Syringes
  • 3.14 Thyroid Assessment
  • 3.15 Urine Testing for Ketones
  • Appendix A – Filament Application Instructions
  • Appendix B – Self-Testing Diabetes Foot Screening Instructions (English)
  • Appendix C – Self-Testing Diabetes Foot Screening Instructions (Spanish)
  • Appendix D – Diabetes Foot Screen Tool includes Risk & Management
  • References

SECTION 4: INTEGUMENTARY

Title of Procedure

  • 4.01 Application and Use of Collection/Fistula Pouch
  • 4.02 Application and Use of Montgomery Straps
  • 4.03 Application of Butterfly (Steri)Strips
  • 4.04 Application of Gelatin Compression Boot (Unna Boot)
  • 4.05 Application of Multilayer Compression Bandage System
  • 4.06 Application of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Dressing
  • 4.07 Application of Transparent Film
  • 4.08 Application of Wound Dressing
  • 4.09 Conservative Sharp Debridement
  • 4.10 External Fixator/Steinman Pin Care
  • 4.11 Moist Compress
  • 4.12 Preparing Solutions in the Home
  • 4.13 Pressure Ulcer and Wound Assessment
  • 4.14 Pressure Ulcer: Prevention
  • 4.15 Pressure Ulcer: Treatment of Stage I
  • 4.16 Pressure Ulcer: Treatment of Stage II
  • 4.17 Pressure Ulcer: Treatment of Stage III and IV
  • 4.18 Pressure Ulcer: Treatment of Deep Tissue Injury (DTI)
  • 4.19 Pressure Ulcer: Treatment of Unstageable
  • 4.20 Closed Vacuum Drain
  • 4.21 Removal of Skin Staple or Clip
  • 4.22 Removal of Suture
  • 4.23 Scoring of Eschar
  • 4.24 Wound Cleansing
  • 4.25 Wound Culture: Swab Technique
  • 4.26 Wound Debridement: Silver Nitrate Stick Therapy
  • 4.27 Wound Irrigation
  • 4.28 Wound Packing
  • Appendix A – Braden Risk Assessment Scale
  • References

SECTION 5: LYMPHATIC

Title of Procedure

  • 5.01 General Care Guidelines for Patients with Lymphedema
  • 5.02 BLANK

SECTION 6: MUSCULAR

Title of Procedure

  • 6.01 Active Assistive Range of Motion (AAROM)
  • 6.02 Active Exercise
  • 6.03 Gross Muscle Test
  • 6.04 History Questions
  • 6.05 Pain Assessment
  • 6.06 Pain Management
  • 6.07 Pain Management: Breathing and Relaxation Exercises
  • 6.08 Passive Range of Motion (PROM)
  • 6.09 BLANK
  • 6.10 Positioning for Prevention of Contracture
  • 6.11 Resistive Exercise
  • 6.12 Stretching
  • 6.13 Weight Bearing Exercises

Sample Exercises:

  • Exercise A – Range of Motion: Ankle
  • Exercise B – Range of Motion: Elbow
  • Exercise C – Range of Motion: Hand
  • Exercise D – Range of Motion: Lower Body
  • Exercise E – Range of Motion: Shoulder
  • Exercise F – Range of Motion: Upper Body

SECTION 7: NERVOUS

Title of Procedure

  • 7.01 Assessment of Proprioception
  • 7.02 Assessment of Sensation
  • 7.03 Brain Attack Risk Assessment
  • 7.04 Cognitive Screening
  • 7.05 Coordination Assessment
  • 7.06 Management of Apraxia and Related Deficits
  • 7.07 Management and Safety Measures for Patients with Dysphagia
  • 7.08 Management of Unilateral Neglect
  • 7.09 Neurological Check
  • 7.10 Neurological History Questions
  • 7.11 Tone Assessment
  • 7.12 Tone Management

SECTION 8: REPRODUCTIVE

Title of Procedure

  • 8.01 Assessment of External Genitalia – Male
  • 8.02 Assessment of External Genitalia – Female
  • 8.03 Assessment of Sexually Transmitted Infection
  • 8.04 Assessment for Vaginal Infection
  • 8.05 Breast Exam
  • 8.06 Care of the Uncircumcised Male
  • 8.07 Pelvic Muscle (Kegel) Exercises
  • 8.08 Reproductive History

SECTION 9: RESPIRATORY

Title of Procedure

  • 9.01 Aspiration Precautions
  • 9.02 Tracheostomy Care
  • 9.04 Cleaning and Disinfection of Respiratory Therapy Equipment
  • 9.05 Cleaning Inner Cannula
  • 9.06 Controlled Cough
  • 9.07 Heimlich Valve Care
  • 9.08 History and Assessment
  • 9.09 Incentive Spirometry
  • 9.10 Measurement of Oxygen Saturation Using Pulse Oximetry
  • 9.11 Metered Dose Inhaler
  • 9.12 Nursing Management of the Ventilator-Dependent Patient In The Home
  • 9.13 BLANK
  • 9.14 Oxygen Administration Use
  • 9.15 Peak Flow Meter
  • 9.16 Pleurx: Pleural Catheter Drainage
  • 9.17 Sputum Specimen Collection
  • 9.18 Tracheal Suctioning
  • 9.19 Tracheostomy Care: Tube Change
  • 9.20 Ultrasonic Nebulizer Use
  • Appendix A – Self Management for COPD
  • Appendix B – Self Management for Respiratory Disease
  • References

SECTION 10: SKELETAL

Title of Procedure

  • 10.01 Amputee Skin Care
  • 10.02 Assessment of Range of Motion
  • 10.03 Brace: Application and Removal
  • 10.04 Cast Care
  • 10.05 Compression Fraction Prevention
  • 10.06 Constant Passive Motion Machine (CPM)
  • 10.07 External Fixators
  • 10.08 History Questions
  • 10.09 Joint Precautions
  • 10.10 Osteoporosis Education
  • 10.11 Pain Assessment
  • 10.12 Posture Assessment
  • 10.13 Prosthesis Donn/Doff
  • 10.14 Spinal Precautions
  • 10.15 Stump Shrinkers
  • 10.16 Stump Wrapping
  • 10.17 Traction Devices
  • Appendix A – PAINAD
  • Appendix B – FLACC
  • Appendix C – Wong-Baker Faces Pain Rating Scale
  • Appendix D – 0-10 Numeric Pain Intensity Scale Tool

SECTION 11: URINARY

Title of Procedure

  • 11.01 Application of External Catheter: Male
  • 11.02 BLANK
  • 11.03 Catheter Bladder Irrigation
  • 11.04 Bladder Training: Neurogenic Bladder
  • 11.05 Bladder Training: Non-Neurogenic Bladder
  • 11.06 BLANK
  • 11.07 Clean Catch Urine Specimen Collection
  • 11.08 Cutaneous Ureterostomy, Transureterostomy Care
  • 11.09 Decontamination of Vinyl Urinary Drainage Bag
  • 11.10 Female Urinary Pouch: Application and Removal
  • 11.11 Ileal Conduit: (Urostomy) Application of Disposable Appliance
  • 11.12 Insertion of Indwelling Catheter: Female
  • 11.13 Insertion of Indwelling Catheter: Male
  • 11.14 Intermittent Catheterization: Female
  • 11.15 Intermittent Catheterization: Male
  • 11.16 Intermittent Self-Catheterization
  • 11.17 Irrigation of Indwelling Foley Catheter: Open Method
  • 11.18 Obtaining Urine Specimen from Ileal Conduit/Urostomy
  • 11.19 Nephrostomy Catheter Care
  • 11.20 BLANK
  • 11.21 Reinsertion of Suprapubic Catheter
  • 11.22 Removal of a Foley Catheter
  • 11.23 Sterile Urine Specimen Collection from a Foley Catheter
  • 11.24 Tenckhoff Catheter Care
  • 11.25 Urinary Catheter Care
  • Appendix A – Self Management Plan for Foley Catheters
  • References

SECTION 12: ADVANCE DIRECTIVES AND SELF-DIRECTED CARE

Title of Procedure

  • 12.01 Advance Directives and Patient Self-Management
  • 12.02 Communication with Patients and Other Clinicians
  • 12.03 Communication Barriers Policy
  • 12.04 BLANK
  • 12.05 Goal Setting for Patients
  • 12.06 Health Coaching
  • 12.07 Patient/Caregiver Education
  • 12.08 Patient Rights
  • 12.09 BLANK

SECTION 13: EMERGENCIES

Title of Procedure

  • 13.01 BLANK
  • 13.02 Anaphylactic Shock
  • 13.03 Autotonic Dysreflexia (Hyperreflexia)
  • 13.04 Bites: Human
  • 13.05 Bites and Stings: Animal
  • 13.06 Blunt Trauma
  • 13.07 Burns: Chemical and Electrical
  • 13.08 Burns:Thermal
  • 13.09 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Adult
  • 13.10 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Infant/Child
  • 13.11 BLANK
  • 13.12 Cuts and Abrasions
  • 13.13 Cuts and Punctures of Eye or Eyelid
  • 13.14 Discharge from Ears
  • 13.15 Drug Overdose
  • 13.16 Fainting
  • 13.17 Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (Heimlich Maneuver)
  • 13.18 Foreign Body in Eye
  • 13.19 Foreign Body in Nose
  • 13.20 Fractures: Open and Closed
  • 13.21 BLANK
  • 13.22 Head Injury
  • 13.23 Heat Exposure
  • 13.24 Hemorrhage
  • 13.25 BLANK
  • 13.26 BLANK
  • 13.27 BLANK
  • 13.28 Nosebleed (Epistaxis)
  • 13.29 Poisoning
  • 13.30 Postpartum Hemorrhage
  • 13.31 Seizures
  • 13.32 Shock (Hypoperfusion)
  • 13.33 Spinal and Neck Injuries
  • 13.34 Splinting for Transporting the Patient with a Fracture or Dislocation
  • 13.35 Sprains and Strains
  • 13.36 Stroke
  • 13.37 BLANK
  • Appendix A – Bites and Stings: Signs and Symptoms and Care
  • Appendix B – List of Common Toxic Substances
  • References

SECTION 14: INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL

Title of Procedure

  • 14.01 QuantiFERON®-TBGold Testing
  • 14.02 Bloodborne Pathogen Standard – Standard Precautions
  • 14.03 Cleaning and Disinfecting Guidelines for Patient Care Equipment
  • 14.04 Clean and Sterile Technique
  • 14.05 Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • 14.06 Gloves: Donning Sterile
  • 14.07 Hand Hygiene
  • 14.08 Handling of Blood and Body Fluid Spill
  • 14.09 Infection Prevention and Control Program
  • 14.10 Transmission Based Precautions
  • 14.11 Disinfecting Soiled Linen
  • 14.12 BLANK
  • 14.13 BLANK
  • 14.14 BLANK
  • 14.15 BLANK
  • 14.16 BLANK
  • 14.17 Parasites (Scabies)
  • 14.18 Pediculosis (Body and Pubic Lice)
  • 14.19 Pediculosis (Head Lice)
  • 14.20 Bag Setup
  • 14.21 Preventing Infection in Immune Compromised Populations
  • 14.22 BLANK
  • 14.23 Sharps
  • 14.24 Surveillance
  • 14.25 Tuberculosis: Precautions for Care of Patients with Infectious Pulmonary Mycobactreium Tuberculosis
  • 14.26 Unsanitary Home Environment
  • 14.27 Waste Management
  • Appendix A – Infection Prevention Program Risk Assessment Grid Sample
  • Appendix B – Bag Setup
  • References

SECTION 15: LABORATORY, SPECIMENS AND VENIPUNCTURE

Title of Procedure

  • 15.01 Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) Waived Testing
  • 15.02 BLANK
  • 15.03 BLANK
  • 15.04 Obtaining Blood Cultures
  • 15.05 Obtaining Specimen via a Fingerstick
  • 15.06 Obtaining and Transporting and Requisition Documentation
  • 15.07 Prothrombin Time International Normalized Ratio (PT-INR) Machine Use
  • 15.08 Throat Culture
  • 15.09 Vacutainer

SECTION 16: MEDICATIONS

Title of Procedure

  • 16.01 Administration of the First Dose of Medication
  • 16.02 Aerosolized Pentamidine Isethionate Administration
  • 16.03 Antithrombotic Therapy: Fragmin Administration
  • 16.04 Antithrombotic Therapy: Lovenox Administration
  • 16.05 Deferoxamine (Desferal) Administration
  • 16.06 Eye Drop Instillation
  • 16.07 Eye Irrigation
  • 16.08 Eye Ointment Administration
  • 16.09 Fluorouacil (5-FU) Administration
  • 16.10 Gold Injection: Adult
  • 16.11 Heparin Injection Administration
  • 16.12 Immune Globulin Intravenous (IGIV) Administration
  • 16.13 Intropic Agents Administration
  • 16.14 Intradermal Injection Administration
  • 16.15 Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Speech Language Pathologists:  Drug Regimen Review Guidelines
  • 16.16 Intramuscular Injection Administration
  • 16.17 Intravenous Antifungal Agents Administration
  • 16.18 Intravenous Chemotherapeutic Agents Administration
  • 16.19 BLANK
  • 16.20 IV Push Medications Administration
  • 16.21 Medication Disposal
  • 16.22 Metered Dose Inhaler
  • 16.23 Nursing Management of Infiltration and Extravasation
  • 16.24 Oral Medication Administration
  • 16.25 Rectal Suppository Insertion
  • 16.26 BLANK
  • 16.27 Safe Handling of Antineoplastic Agents
  • 16.28 Subcutaneous Injection Administration
  • 16.29 Topical Medications Administration
  • 16.30 Vaginal Medications Administration
  • 16.31 Vancomycin Administration
  • Appendix A – Do Not Crush List
  • Appendix B – Do Not Use List for Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols
  • Appendix C – List of Looks-alike and Sounds-alike Drugs
  • References

SECTION 17: PATIENT AND STAFF SAFETY

Title of Procedure

  • 17.01 Body Mechanics
  • 17.02 Client and Employee Relationships
  • 17.03 Driving Safety
  • 17.04 Fire
  • 17.05 Latex Allergy
  • 17.06 Patient Risk Assessment: Abuse (Emotional, Financial, Sexual and Physical)
  • 17.07 Patient Risk Assessment: Falls
  • 17.08 Patient Risk Assessment: Suicide
  • 17.09 Physician Reporting Guidelines
  • 17.10 Safe Patient Handling
  • 17.11 Visit Safety
  • Appendix A – Early Warning Report
  • Appendix B – Hospitalization Risk Assessment
  • Appendix C – My Emergency Plan

SECTION 18: PERSONAL CARE AND SUPPORT

Title of Procedure

  • 18.01 Back Rub
  • 18.02 Bath: Bed
  • 18.03 Bath: Self-Help
  • 18.04 Bath: Shower
  • 18.05 Bath: Sitz
  • 18.06 Bath: Therapeutic – Alkaline
  • 18.07 Bath: Therapeutic – Oatmeal or Bran
  • 18.08 Bath: Tub
  • 18.09 Bed Pan and Urinal Use
  • 18.10 Blood Pressure
  • 18.11 Denture Care
  • 18.12 Dressing Changes
  • 18.13 Dressing Patient
  • 18.14 Feeding Patient
  • 18.15 Foot Care
  • 18.16 Gait Belt Use
  • 18.17 Laundry
  • 18.18 Linen Change: Occupied Bed
  • 18.19 Meal Preparation
  • 18.20 Mechanical Lift Use
  • 18.21 Nail Care
  • 18.22 Oral Care for the Irritated Mouth
  • 18.23 Oral Hygiene
  • 18.24 Perineal Care: Female
  • 18.25 Perineal Care: Male
  • 18.26 Positioning
  • 18.27 Prosthesis Application: Extremity
  • 18.28 Prosthesis Application: Eye – Insertion, Removal and Care
  • 18.29 Pulse: Radial
  • 18.30 Respiration
  • 18.31 Safe Feeding With Dysphagsia
  • 18.32 Shampoo: Bed
  • 18.33 Shampoo: Sink
  • 18.34 Shaving: Electric
  • 18.35 Shopping
  • 18.36 Skin Care
  • 18.37 Skin Care: Rashes
  • 18.38 Temperature: Axillary
  • 18.39 Temperature: Oral
  • 18.40 Temperature: Rectal
  • 18.41 Weighing Patient
  • 18.42 Yeast Infections
  • References

SECTION 19: ANTEPARTUM, MATERNAL AND NEWBORN

Title of Procedure

  • 19.01 Antepartum: Fetal Doppler
  • 19.02 Antepartum: Homecare of Woman with Gestational Diabetes on Insulin
  • 19.03 Antepartum: Homecare of Woman with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (IV)
  • 19.04 Antepartum: Homecare of Woman with Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH)
  • 19.05 Antepartum: Homecare of Woman with Preterm Labor
  • 19.06 BLANK
  • 19.07 Antepartum: Method for Performing Fetal Kick Counts
  • 19.08 Newborn: Bathing the Newborn
  • 19.09 Newborn: Bottle Sterilization
  • 19.10 Newborn: Care of Newborn with Hyperbilirubinemia
  • 19.11 BLANK
  • 19.12 Newborn: Circumcision Care
  • 19.13 BLANK
  • 19.14 Newborn: Formula Preparation
  • 19.15 Newborn: Gavage Feeding
  • 19.16 Newborn: Head and Chest Circumference Measurement
  • 19.17 Newborn: Home Apnea Monitoring
  • 19.18 Newborn: Home Phototherapy
  • 19.19 Newborn: Screening Test
  • 19.20 Newborn: Non-Monilial Diaper Rash Care
  • 19.21 Newborn: Umbilical Stump Care
  • 19.22 Newborn: Weighing the Newborn
  • 19.23 Postpartum: Breast Pump Use
  • 19.24 Postpartum: Manual Expression of Milk
  • 19.25 Postpartum: Perineal Care
  • 19.26 Postpartum: Home Visit
  • 19.27 Post Delivery Use of the EPDS
  • Appendix A – Gavage Feeding
  • Appendix B – Infant Circumference
  • Appendix C – Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)
  • References

SECTION 20: PEDIATRICS

Title of Procedure

  • 20.01 Capillary Blood Samples
  • 20.02 Cast Care
  • 20.03 Central Venous Catheter: Drawing Blood
  • 20.04 Central Venous Catheter: Flushing/Heparinization
  • 20.05 Central Venous Catheter: Intravenous Therapy
  • 20.06 BLANK
  • 20.07 Gastrointestinal: Emptying Colostomy Bag
  • 20.08 Gastrointestinal: Gastronomy Tube Feeding
  • 20.09 Gastrointestinal: Jejunostomy Tube Feeding
  • 20.10 Infusion: Implantable Vascular Access Device (IVAD): Insertion of Non-Coring Needle and Maintenance
  • 20.11 Infusion: Peripheral Intravenous Therapy
  • 20.12 Medication: Administration of Nebulizer Treatment
  • 20.13 Medication: Calculation
  • 20.14 Medication: Eye Drop Instillation
  • 20.15 Medication: Intramuscular Injection: Infant
  • 20.16 Medication: Intramuscular Injection: Toddlers/School Age Children
  • 20.17 Medication: Oral Medication Administration
  • 20.18 Medications: Pediatric Eardrop(s) Administration
  • 20.19 BLANK
  • 20.20 Medication: Subcutaneous Injection
  • 20.21 Medication: Synagis Administration
  • 20.22 Medication: Use and Cleaning of Spacer
  • 20.23 Pediatric Measurements
  • 20.24 Pediatric Measurements: Blood Pressure: Child
  • 20.25 Pediatric Measurements: Blood Pressure: Infant
  • 20.26 Pediatric Measurements: Temperature Taking: Axillary or Oral
  • 20.27 Pediatric Measurements: Temperature Taking: Rectal
  • 20.28 BLANK
  • 20.29 Pediatric Ventilation
  • 20.30 Respiratory: Naso/Oropharyngeal Suctioning
  • 20.31 Respiratory: Percussion and Postural Drainage
  • 20.32 Respiratory: Pulse Oximetry
  • 20.33 Respiratory: Ventilator Weaning
  • 20.34 Respiratory: Tracheostomy Suctioning
  • 20.35 Respiratory: Tracheostomy Tie Change
  • 20.36 Respiratory: Tracheostomy Tube Change
  • 20.37 Urostomy Intermittent Catheterization
  • 20.38 Gastrointestinal: Obtaining a Stool Specimen from Infants and Children
  • 20.39 Gastrointestinal: Administering an Enema to the Pediatric Patient
  • 20.40 Gastrointestinal: Feeding the Child with Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • 20.41 Respiratory: Assisting a Child with Deep Breathing and Coughing; Use of Incentive Spirometer
  • 20.42 Respiratory: Administering and Monitoring Oxygen Therapy for the Child
  • 20.43 Respiratory: Peak Flow Meter for the Child
  • 20.44 Respiratory: Administering Metered-Dose Inhalers for the Child
  • 20.45 Urinary: Collecting Urine Specimen from Infants and Children
  • 20.46 Urinary: Urinary Catheters: Indwelling Catheter/Straight Catheter for the Pediatric Patient
  • 20.47 Nutrition: Pediatric Nutritional Assessment
  • 20.48 Nutrition: Assessing Growth and Development up to 18 Years
  • 20.49 Nutrition: Assessing Hydration and Monitoring Intake and Output for Pediatric Patient
  • 20.50 Pain: Pain Assessment in Newborns and Infants: COVERS Scale
  • 20.51 Pain: Pain Assessment in Children
  • 20.52 Neonatal Abstinence Scoring System
  • 20.53 Safety: Promoting Child Safety in the Home Environment
  • 20.54 Safety: Pediatric Fall Risk Assessment Under Age 3
  • Appendix A1 – Weight for Length Percentiles: Girls (Birth to 36 Months)
  • Appendix A2 – Weight for Length Percentiles: Boys (Birth to 36 Months)
  • Appendix B1 – Weight for Age Percentiles: Girls (Birth to 36 Months)
  • Appendix B2 – Weight for Age Percentiles: Girls (2 to 20 years)
  • Appendix C1 – Weight for Age Percentiles: Boys (Birth to 36 Months)
  • Appendix C2 – Weight for Age Percentiles: Boys (2 to 20 years)
  • Appendix D1 – Stature for Age Percentiles: Girls (2 to 20 years)
  • Appendix D2 – Stature for Age Percentiles: Boys (2 to 20 years)
  • Appendix E1 – Length for Age Percentiles: Girls (Birth to 36 Months)
  • Appendix E2 – Length for Age Percentiles: Boys (Birth to 36 Months)
  • Appendix F1 – Length and Weight for Age Percentiles: Girls (Birth to 36 mos.)
  • Appendix F2 – Length and Weight for Age Percentiles: Boys (Birth to 36 mos.)
  • Appendix G1 – Stature and Weight for Age Percentiles: Girls (2 to 20 years)
  • Appendix G2 – Stature and Weight for Age Percentiles: Boys (2 to 20 years)
  • Appendix H – Recommended Immunization Schedule (Birth to 6 years)
  • Appendix I – Recommended Immunization Schedule (7 to 18)
  • Appendix J – Catch-Up Immunization Schedule
  • Appendix K – Normal Blood Pressure, Heart, Temperature, Respiratory Readings & Rates
  • Appendix L – Injection Sites
  • Appendix M – Postural Drainage (1-6)
  • Appendix N – Pediatric Nutritional Risk Assessment
  • Appendix O – COVERS Scale
  • Appendix P – Pain Level Chart
  • Appendix Q – Neonatal Abstinence Scoring System
  • Appendix R – Pediatric Fall Risk Assessment Under Age 3 (2 pages)
  • References

SECTION 21: GERIATRICS

Title of Procedure

  • 21.01 Assessment of Medication Use in Older Adults
  • 21.02 Assessment of Sexual Health in Older Adults
  • 21.03 Assessment of Sleep Quality in Older Adults
  • 21.04 BLANK
  • 21.05 Management of Chronic Constipation
  • Appendix A – Bladder Drills
  • Appendix B – Fecal Incontinence
  • Appendix C – Herbal Therapies for Menopause
  • Appendix D – Kegel Exercises
  • Appendix E – Medicines that Disrupt Sexual Activity
  • Appendix F – Menopause
  • Appendix G – Nestle Nutrition Malnutrition Assessment
  • Appendix H – Nestle Nutrition Malnutrition Guide
  • Appendix I – Snellen Chart For Adults
  • Appendix J – Vaginal Atrophy
  • Appendix K – Vitamin D

SECTION 22: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Title of Procedure

  • 22.01 BLANK
  • 22.02 BLANK
  • 22.03 BLANK
  • 22.04 BLANK
  • 22.05 BLANK
  • 22.06 BLANK
  • 22.07 BLANK
  • 22.08 Suicide Risk Factors
  • References

SECTION 24: IMMUNIZATIONS AND HEALTH PROMOTION

Title of Procedure

  • 24.01 BLANK
  • 24.02 Other Adult Vaccinations
  • 24.03 BLANK
  • 24.04 Transportation of Refrigerated Vaccine
  • Appendix A – Adult Vaccination Schedule

SECTION 25: INFUSION THERAPY

Title of Procedure

  • 25.01 BLANK
  • 25.02 BIOPATCH™ Use
  • 25.03 BLANK
  • 25.04 Central Venous Catheter: Assessment of Catheter Occlusion
  • 25.05 Central Venous Catheter: Drawing Blood
  • 25.06 BLANK
  • 25.07 Central Venous Catheter: Flushing/Heparinization
  • 25.08 Central Venous Catheter: Gauze Dressing Change
  • 25.09 BLANK
  • 25.10 Central Venous Catheter: Intermittent Injection Port Change
  • 25.11 BLANK
  • 25.12 BLANK
  • 25.13 BLANK
  • 25.14 Central Venous Catheter: Transparent Semi-Permeable Adhesive Dressing Change
  • 25.15 BLANK
  • 25.16 Continuous Intravenous Infusion Maintenance
  • 25.17 BLANK
  • 25.18 Groshong Catheter Maintenance
  • 25.19 BLANK
  • 25.20 Implantable Vascular Access Device (IVAD): Insertion of Non-Coring Needle and Maintenance
  • 25.21 Intravenous Infusion: Secondary Intravenous/Piggyback
  • 25.22 Intravenous Site Care
  • 25.23 Intravenous Solution Container and Tubing Change/Replacement
  • 25.24 Intravenous Therapy Administration
  • 25.25 Intravenous Therapy: Assessment and Management of Infiltration and Phlebitis 25.26 BLANK
  • 25.27 Midline Catheter: Maintenance and Management of Potential Complications
  • 25.28 BLANK
  • 25.29 BLANK
  • 25.30 Pain Management: Parenteral Therapy
  • 25.31 BLANK
  • 25.32 Peripheral Intravenous Infusion: Insertion and Maintenance of Heparin Lock or Catheter Injection Port
  • 25.33 BLANK
  • 25.34 Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Maintenance and Management of Potential Complications
  • 25.35 Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Removal
  • 25.36 Platelets Administration
  • 25.37 Subcutaneous Infusion: Initiation and Maintenance
  • 25.38 StatLock Catheter Securement Device: Application, Maintenance and Removal
  • 25.39 Tissue Plasminogen Activator (TPA) CATHFLO™ Activase
  • 25.40 Total Parenteral Nutrition Administration
  • Appendix A – BLANK
  • Appendix B – BLANK
  • Appendix C – Equianalgesic Chart
  • Appendix D – Medication Considerations for Home Infusion Therapy Chart
  • References

SECTION 26: REHABILITATION THERAPY

Title of Procedure

  • 26.01 Ambulation with a Cane
  • 26.02 Ambulation with Crutches
  • 26.03 Ambulation on Varied Surfaces
  • 26.04 Ambulation with a Walker
  • 26.05 Bed Mobility
  • 26.06 Chest Physical Therapy
  • 26.07 Dependent Transfer
  • 26.08 BLANK
  • 26.09 Dependent Transfer: Hoyer Lift
  • 26.10 Positioning
  • 26.11 Sliding Board or Side-to-Side Transfer
  • 26.12 Stand-Pivot Transfer
  • 26.13 Stand-Pivot Car Transfer
  • 26.14 Transfer, Car, Using Side-to-Side or Sliding Board
  • 26.15 Transfers, Floor, Using Various Heights of Stools
  • 26.16 Transfers, Floor, Pulling onto Furniture or Wheelchair

SECTION 27: TELEHEALTH

Title of Procedure

  • 27.01 BLANK
  • 27.02 Telehealth Monitoring Protocol
  • 27.03 Daily Clinical Monitoring and Management Procedure
  • 27.04 Installation of System Components
  • 27.05 Modes of Delivery
  • 27.06 Patient/Home Assessment
  • 27.07 Physician Communication
  • 27.08 Removal/Cleaning and Clearing of Data
  • 27.09 Telehealth Monitoring
  • 27.10 Telemonitoring Patient/Caregiver Instructions
  • 27.11 BLANK
  • 27.12 Telehealth Guidelines
  • 27.13 Teletriage
  • References