JC requirements for medication titration

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Bridget Gegorski
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JC requirements for medication titration

What is your institution’s policy regarding titration orders?

The Joint Commission surveyor has stated that orders must show:
• Starting dose
• Maximum dose
• Dosing increment by which to adjust
• Outcome endpoints used to determine dosage adjustment needs
• Specific time interval for reassessment/adjustment.

Can anyone share their institution’s policy on titration orders, order build specs in your EMR, or have experience with Joint Commission surveyors scoring your titration orders?

Thank you.

Bridget Gegorski, Pharm.D.
Medication Safety Officer
University Hospitals Office: 216-983-1307
11100 Euclid Ave Fax: 216-844-3052
Cleveland, Ohio 44106 Mail Stop: WRN 5006