IV ketamine administration by nursing

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Melody Sun
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IV ketamine administration by nursing

We are seeing an increased usage of intermittent IV ketamine for non-sedation indications like pain and agitation, especially in our movement disorder patients. Does your site allow nurses to administer intermittent or PRN IV ketamine? If so, what parameters are used to distinguish from mod-deep sedation? Can you share your policy? Thanks! -Melody Sun, CHOC Children's

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