Restarting Heparin Infusions after being held for elevated Anti-Factor Xa levels

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Restarting Heparin Infusions after being held for elevated Anti-Factor Xa levels

Hello!

We had an event recently where nursing forgot to restart a heparin infusion after stopping for 1 hour per protocol in response to an elevated Anti-factor Xa level. Our workflow relies on nurses having to remember to restart the infusion in these situations. We use Epic, so there are reminders they can set, but apparently this tool is rarely used. Wondering if anyone has a more resilient workflow for this that they would like to share.

Thank you!