Labeling Lines and Tracing Lines

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Emily Kay D'Anna
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Labeling Lines and Tracing Lines

Hello!

Looking to resurface these medication administration topics...
Curious for each:

1) Labeling lines
- is this a requirement / spelled out in policy?
- are nurses compliant?
- do you use colorful stickers (a different color for each drug)?
- do you provide printed labels or are they handwritten?
- where are stickers placed?
- any higher leverage strategies in place to increase compliance?

2) Tracing lines
- is this a requirement / spelled out in policy?
- how do you ensure / increase compliance?
- any tools or tricks that have influenced / improved practice?

if easier (and willing), feel free to also just attach any policy or procedure where these things are outlined. Greatly appreciate the insight!! (emily.d'anna@spectrumhealth.org or emilykdanna@gmail.com)

Emily

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