Learn about a new clinical decision support tool to guide practice.

What's happening?

The Student Practice team would like to inform all students and faculty instructors about a new clinical decision support tool (CDST) to guide them in their practice when completing procedural sedation cardiac procedures with adult populations within an in-patient unit:

 

CDST

Practice changes

Impacted programs/
professions/
networks

Education and implementation

Effect date

Procedural Sedation and
Analgesia: Adult - Cardiac Service
Inpatient/Outpatient Areas -
Clinical Practice Guideline

 

Not
Applicable
– New
Guideline

 

Cardiac Services,
Nursing, Pharmacy

 
  • Please connect with your unit CNE for educational
    information
  •  As part of the implementation of this clinical practice
    guideline, employees in the Cardiac Services inpatient unit
    areas are required to successfully complete the practice
    accountability quiz.

 

Immediately


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 this CDST via FH Pulse when they are on a Fraser Health computer on a Fraser Health site.

Questions?

Please contact the Student Practice Team.


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