Journal Club February 8

Caitlin will be discussing this article on Monday.  Please read and come prepared for  a great discussion!

Clinic pearl of the week: When you receive a PPD or FOB (fecal occult blood) result, copy that task to a special note type – Med-Res PPD-FOB note type. That way we would have a uniform way to search for PPD or FOB results

 

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Journal Club February 1

Betsy will discuss this article on Monday.  Please come prepared to discuss

Clinic pearl of the week:  When you need to send a patient to ER, have the MA call 911 whenever possible. If you are stuck in a situation and have to do it yourself, here are the steps that need to be followed. Please call 9-911, let the EMS operator know not only the floor but also the side (I street or Penn Ave). Please have the RN assess the patient while waiting. Also notify the following people: the POD so that they can direct them the right way, the MA taking care of the patient, and the lobby staff (extension 3367) so that they can direct the EMS staff appropriately