General Tips

  1. Consider the fact that you can always post-pone, hold, or pre-pone already scheduled meds if you need be to help correct whatever the abnormality may be. Ex: 4am BP elevated and schedule BP meds due at 6am, can administer those doses now.
  2. You can always ask the nurse to give you the most recent vitals or to recheck vital qXhrs. Work with updated information.
  3. Night shift floor pages: Most things only order X 1 dose (not PRN or scheduled, leave that to the daytime team).

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