Change in Route of Admin Status

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Kelsie Ophus
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Change in Route of Admin Status

For patients that have a change in route of administration during hospital stay, how do your facilities approach modification of the routes and formulation for medications?

For example, for a patient that is intubated during inpatient stay and now requires med administration via NG, does the provider modify all orders or does pharmacy/nursing play a role in the process?

Does your EHR have any clinical decision support to assist in proper route of administration when the patient diet status is NPO, NG, etc.