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NURSING - PROTOCOLS

 

CANND Nursing Guidelines
Nursing guidelines in the field of developmental disabilities.
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Search words: nursing, guidelines.

Care for Uncircumcised Penis
Information sheet outlining personal care for an individual in services with an uncircumcised penis.
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Search words: personal care, activities of daily living.

Cold v. Flu
Description of symptoms of cold and flu.
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Search words: cold, flu, symptoms, sick, ill.

Cover Your Cough
“Cover Your Cough” poster/flyer describing what to do when you cough to avoid the spread of germs.
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Search words: cold, flu, sick, ill, cough.

CPAP Protocol
Proper care and maintenance for a CPAP machine.
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Search words: CPAP, maintenance.

Delegation Decision Tree
Diagram containing questions to consider in determining if it is appropriate to delegate a particular nursing task to an unlicensed assistive personnel.
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Search words: delegate, delegation, unlicensed assistive personnel.

Ear Irrigation Education Tool
Procedure for irrigating the ear to remove wax and other debris.
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Search words: ear, irrigation, ear cleaning, hearing.

First Aid Supplies
Suggested first aid supplies for a home first aid kit.
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Search words: first aid.

Guidelines for Supervisor Review of Incident Reports
Process for supervisors to follow when reviewing incident reports.
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Search words: incident report.

Health Support Manual
This manual serves as a general medical reference for staff in the PCAs, host homes and group homes regarding minor medical situations and also provides parameters for recognizing medical emergencies. 
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Search words: Medical Support, Procedures for Personal Care, Infection Control, Drug Protocol.

Hearing Aids
Protocol for keeping hearing aids in working order.
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Search words: hearing aid.

Home Oxygen Info
General information for people who use oxygen at home and/or in the community.
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Search words: oxygen.

How to Use a Gait Belt
Information on the need for and correct use of a gait belt.
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Search words: gait belt, stability, physical therapy.

Information Regarding West Nile Virus
This document provides information and precautions regarding West Nile Virus and should be followed between April and October.
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Search words: West Nile Symptoms, West Nile Transmission, West Nile Preventions.

Med Error Policy
Policy regarding a caregiver making a medication administration error.
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Search words: medication, medication administration, med error.

Medication Administration Student Manual
This manual is used to complete the Medication Administration Certification training; it is provided by the Colorado Department of Human Services Division for Developmental Disabilities.
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Search words: medication administration, medication certification, medication manual, Division for Developmental Disabilities.

MedSupport User Manual
Directions for using the mediation administration database.
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Search words: medication administration database, user's manual.

MRB Policy
Innovations nursing services medication reminder box policy and procedure.
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Search words: medication reminder box, medication administration, med box, pill reminder, pill box, policy, procedure.

MRSA_Policy
Information, policy and procedure regarding staph, staph infection and prevention of spread.
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Search words: MRSA, staph, infection.

NCR Outline
Protocol for the Nursing Case Review
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Search words: case review, medical, nursing.

Pharmacy Reminders
Innovations tips for pharmacy use and refilling medications.
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Search words: pharmacy, reminder, tips, refill.

PT Brace Protocol
Physical therapy protocol regarding obtaining a brace for an individual in services.
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Search words: physical therapy, PT, brace.

Quality Assurance Policy
Innovations nursing services requirement for review of books (charts) of individuals in services.
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Search words: quality assurance, QA, review, chart.

Scabies Information
This document provides information about scabies, its signs, symptoms, infestation, and treatment.
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Search words: scabies, infestation.

SHOCK
Definition, stages and treatment of shock.
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Search words: shock.

Special Diet Protocol
Innovations nursing services protocol for instituting and tracking a special diet.
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Search words: diet, special diet, food, nutrition, nutritional.

Suicide Protocol
Training for employees to address situations in which an individual in services is expressing suicidal thoughts or statements.
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Search words: suicide, suicidal.

Swallowing Reminder
Reminders and cautions about foods that can potentially increase the likelihood of choking.
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Search words: swallowing, choking.

Swine Flu (H1N1 Influenza) Information
This document providers information about swine flu symptoms, transmission, prevention and treatment.
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Search words: Swine Flu, HINI Influenza, CDC.

TB Skin Testing Protocol
Innovations nursing services information regarding performing a tuberculin (TB) skin test.
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Search words: TB, tuberculin, skin test, tuberculosis.

TDInfo
Process for nurses to assess the presence of Tardive Dyskinesia in someone who receives services.
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Search words: TD, tardive dyskinesia.

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