Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Policy and Procedure Manual

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Policy and Procedure Manual is a manual containing many of our policy and procedure templates for the medical office, hospital, and other healthcare organizations. The policies cover: Joint Commission (JCAHO or TJC) • CMS • HIPAA • CDC • AAAHC and more.

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SECTION II - PROVISION OF CARE, TREATMENT AND SERVICES
Patient Care Procedures
2101 - Patient Identification for Clinical Care and Treatment2102 - Invasive Procedure Site Identification2103 - Abdominal Girth Measurement2104 - Arterial Blood Gas from Umbilical Arterial Lines2105 - Blood Glucose Monitoring2106 - Blood Cultures - Neonatal2107 - Blood Gasses - Capillary2108 - Breast Milk Collection and Storage2109 - Breastfeeding - Assisting the Mother2110 - Bulb Syringe Use2111 - Car Seat Test2112 - Cardiac Monitors2113 - 15-Lead EKG - Neonatal2114 - Care Planning2115 - Chest Tube Insertion2116 - Circumcision2117 - Clinical Laboratory Tests2118 - Cord Care2119 - Cord Clamp Removal2120 - Endotracheal Intubation - Assisting with2121 - Exchange Transfusion - Treatment of Polycythemia2122 - Eye Exam2123 - Feeding the Newborn2124 - Formula2125 - Gavage Feeding - Intermittent2126 - Gavage Feeding - Continuous2127 - Central Parenteral Nutrition (CPN)2128 - Peripheral Parenteral Nutrition (PPN)2129 - Hearing Screening Test2130 - Infusion Pumps - Equipment Inspection, Care and Maintenance2131 - Inhaled Nitric Oxide (iNO) - Care of the Infant2132 - Intravenous Therapy - Insertion2133 - Intravenous Therapy - Monitoring2134 - Heparin Flush2135 - Administration of Medication via Heparin Lock2136 - Heparin Lock Conversion2137 - Central Lines2138 - Central Line - Dressing Change2139 - Percutaneous Central Venous Catheter (PICC) Insertion - Assisting2140 - Heparin Lock Flush for PICC, Midclavicular and Midline Catheters2141 - Lumbar Puncture - Assisting with2142 - Monitoring Intake and Output2143 - Phototherapy2144 - Portable X-Rays in the NICU2145 - Pulse Oximetry2146 - Resuscitation of Newborn in Labor and Delivery2147 - Transillumination2148 - Umbilical Arterial Catheter Insertion2149 - Urinary Catheterization2150 - Use of Clinical Alarms on Medical Equipment2151 - Venipuncture2152 - Ventilating Infants with Ambu Bag2153 - Patient-Ventilator Maintenance/Monitoring - Recommended Parameter2154 - Weighing Infants2155 - Care of the Dying Infant2156 - Waived Testing2157 - Blood Glucose Monitoring - Quality Assurance2158 - Hemoccult Testing
SECTION III - MEDICATION MANAGEMENT
3001 - Automated Dispensing Machines - Access to3002 - Controlled Drug Management on Patient Care Units3002 - Automated Dispensing Machines - Controlled Substances3004 - Narcotics3005 - Decreasing Medication Errors3006 - Concentrated Electrolyte Solutions3007 - Emergency Crash Carts3008 - Emergency Crash Cart Security and Accountability3009 - Emergency Medications3010 - Resuscitation of Infant - Equipment/Supplies/Medications3011 - Emergency Crash Cart and Defibrillator Check Signature Form3012 - Prescribing/Ordering - General Practices3013 - Medication Ordered STAT and at Specified Time Intervals3014 - Standing Orders3015 - Automatic Stop Orders3016 - Automatic Stop Orders for Surgery Patients and Transfer Patients3017 - Titrating Medications3018 - Tapering of Medications3019 - Range Orders for Medications3020 - Telephone, Verbal and Written Orders for Medication3021 - Pediatric Dosing - General Guidelines3022 - Automated Dispensing Machines - Emergency/STAT Medication Orders3023 - Safe Medication Practices3024 - Medication Administration3025 - Medication Administration to Pediatric Patients3026 - Automated Dispensing Machines - Removing Medications3027 - Use of Multidose Vials3028 - Verification of Insulin, Heparin and Cardiac Drugs3029 - Eye Treatment of Newborn3030 - Gentamicin Dosage and Administration for the Neonate3031 - IV Therapy - Medication Administration3032 - IV Push Medications3033 - Intramuscular (IM) Injection Neonate3034 - Survanta Administration3035 - Vitamin K (Aquamephyton) Administration3036 - Medication Errors3037 - Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Form3038 - Medication Inadvertent Incident Report3039 - Medication Inadvertent Incident Report Form3040 - Medication Error Analysis Tool3041 - Performance Improvement Analysis - Medication Inadvertent Incident Form