March 2008, Volume 38 Number 3 , p 61 - 62
Lafleur, Karen J. RN, CCRC, CCRN, MSN
Karen J. Lafleur is the critical care clinical nurse specialist and clinical practice coordinator at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, Mass.
OUR HOSPITAL NEEDED to address National Patient Safety Goal 3B, which requires all hospitals to standardize and limit the number of drug concentrations used by the end of 2008. 1 To meet this goal, the chief nursing officer asked me to coordinate our transition to standardized infusion concentrations for our Broselow-Luten System because I'm the critical care clinical nurse specialist. (See Colors simplify pediatric codes .) In this article, I'll tell you how we launched this ...