STANDARDIZED PROCEDURE PEDIATRICS 2
STANDARDIZED PROCEDURE PEDIATRICS 11
Standardized Procedure Pediatrics
United States University
Primary Health of Acute Clients/Families Across the Lifespan
Dr. Maria Luisa Ramira
July 4, 2016
Running head: STANDARDIZED PROCEDURE PEDIATRICS 1
Standardized Procedure for Nurse Practitioners: General Policy
A. To establish a standardized procedure, in compliance with the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) and the 11 components of the BRN’s guidelines for Nurse Practitioners (NPs) to perform specified functions without the immediate supervision of a Physician.
II Development and Review
A. All standardized procedures are developed through the collaborative efforts of the members of the organization’s established interdisciplinary committee (IDC). The IDC will consist of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and administrative representatives of the organization.
B. All standardized procedures will be approved through the IDC made readily available and contain signed and dated approval sheets of all professionals covered by the procedures.
C. All standardized procedures will be reviewed every 3 years or more often as necessary by the IDC.
D. All NPs and their supervising physicians will signify agreement to the standardized procedures upon hire, annually and with changes as needed as evidenced by a signed and dated approval sheet.
E. Signature on the statement of approval and agreement implies the following: Approval of all procedures in the document, intent to abide by the procedures and willingness to maintain a collegial and collaborative relationship with all parties. The signed statement of approval and agreement form will serve as the record of those NPs who have been authorized to perform the procedures. The signature page will be kept on file and readily available together with Standardized Procedures.
III Scope and Setting