PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center
Measure: Correctly label all medications and solutions, including containers (syringes, medicine cups, basins, etc.), on and off the sterile field.

Time Period Ending:  3/31/2013

What We Are Doing:
NPSG.03.04.01 - Label all medications, medication containers, and other solutions on and off the sterile field in perioperative and other procedural settings. Note: Medication containers include syringes, medicine cups, and basins.  PeaceHealth St John Medical Center Medication Administration policy requires labeling of all medications not immediately given to the patient at the time they are drawn. Regular Unit rounds ensure any unlabeled medications found are discarded.

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