Protocols in the ambulatory setting

PLEASE NOTE:   Posts made to this forum should not be considered as the expressed opinions of, nor should be considered endorsed by, the Medication Safety Officer’s Society (MSOS) or the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). 

1 post / 0 new
Jeffrey Schnoor
Jeffrey Schnoor's picture
Last seen: 2 weeks 1 day ago
Joined: 12/22/2010 - 16:20
Protocols in the ambulatory setting


For those of you with outpatients clinics as part of your hospital system, I am hoping someone may be willing to share examples of hospital approved protocols which include medications orders that nurses are allowed to initiate based on the defined protocol that a physician subsequently signs.  An inpatient example would be standing orders such as vitamin k and erythromycin on L&D.  I have less experience in the ambulatory side so hoping for some advice as I have been asked to review some ambulatory protocols and would like to have some good examples.  Thank you!    ---Jeff