Medication guidelines for ambulatory infusion settings

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Francesca Mernick
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Medication guidelines for ambulatory infusion settings

We are in the process of evaluating our medication administration guidelines that were historically developed for the inpatient setting and how they are applied to the ambulatory infusion setting.

For example, in the infusion center patients may receive alteplase lock flushes (Cathflo), but not alteplase infusions or bolus doses. Does your institution have drug specific guidelines for the ambulatory infusion setting or a policy/guideline with guiding principles for what can be administered in the infusion room setting that you would be willing to share?