Bickford, PhD, RN-BC, said, "Compliance with the 30-minute rule poses significant patient safety and workload issues for nurses, given the complexities of barcode medication administration and paper-based medication administration record
9, 2008, University of Texas Southwestern University Hospitals (Dallas) implemented several EMR components: pharmacy information system, electronic medication administration record
(eMAR), clerk order entry, and emergency department record (with ED physician order entry, patient tracking, and nursing and physician documentation).
For our nursing staff, the interactive nature of the Subutex protocol was confusing at first, since our tapers are usually written from day one, recorded in the medication administration record
, and dispensed as written.
The nursing staff monitored pain levels in residents during every shift and recorded the data on the Medication Administration Record
using the 0-5 scales.
It should also create the medication administration record
as a by-product of the administration.
Designed for hospice care agencies with Inpatient Care Facilities, the Medication Administration Record
(MAR) within firstHOSPICE allows hospices to electronically schedule and record medications.
Pharmacist review of the medication administration record
(MAR) identified delayed administration of these medications when serum trough levels were drawn.
Should a clinician check the electronic medication administration record
(eMAR) or the input and output flowsheet (I&O) for this patient?
ADL Data Systems' COO Robert Greenblatt was specific: "As hardware technology advances, so will the ability of electronic health records to capture patient data at the bedside and enable clinicians to perform their jobs faster, quicker, and more efficiently." Hardware advances to expect, he said, include "more advanced tablet PCs, wireless pocket PCs, touch screens, and secure wireless connections," which will "make clinical procedures even easier to document at the point of care, and provide the ability to have that data transmitted instantaneously for use by other departments." Artromick's Paul Guth agreed that "mobile, computerized point-of-care clinical documentation" will begin to advance and that the electronic medication administration record
, or eMAR, will gain a market foothold.
This gives the vaccine a formal place on the medication administration record
and the pharmacy will routinely dispense it without nursing making a special call.