Amiodarone: How to ensure that the rate is reduced after 6 hours?

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Amiodarone: How to ensure that the rate is reduced after 6 hours?

Hi,
We are an EPIC system, with Alaris pumps. We're trying to come up with a good way for nurses to know to drop the amiodarone dose from 1 mg/min to 0.5 mg/min after 6 hours. Often the infusion nis started in the ED, so the patient may be on a different shift on a different unit by the time it's time to turn down the rate.

Have any of you solved this problem?

Thank you.