Find out about revisions to pre-printed orders that may impact practice areas.

What's happening?

The Student Practice team would like to inform nursing, laboratory, and pharmacy students and faculty instructors who are completing placements in Fraser Health about a revision to Pre-Printed Orders (PPO), which may impact their practice areas. The revisions are as follows:

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Regional Pre-Printed Orders for Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI) for Adults

  • Treatment guidelines aligned with 2017 Infectious Diseases Society of America and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Clinical Practice Guidelines. Oral vancomycin is now first line therapy regardless of severity.
  • Orders streamlined based on stakeholder feedback to maximize clarity and efficiency.
  • Back of page content completely revised.

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacy, Nursing, Medical Microbiology, Infection Control

July 18, 2018


Why is this important?

Fraser Health considers the patient experience in all parts of the health system. This includes the development and revision of policies, Clinical Decision Support Tools, forms, and Pre-Printed Orders. Our goal is to provide quality care that is sensitive and responsive to patient needs, preferences, and beliefs.

How will this impact students and faculty instructors?

Students and faculty instructors who are completing student placements in Fraser Health are expected to apply any necessary changes in their practice to ensure that patients, clients, and residents continue to receive safe and quality care. Students and faculty instructors can only access these forms via FH Pulse when they are on a Fraser Health computer on a Fraser Health site.

Questions?

Please contact the Student Practice Team at student.placement@fraserhealth.ca.


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