Medication Route Changes

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Kelsie Ophus
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Medication Route Changes

What is the process at other facilities when a patient's oral intake status changes?

For example, when a patient is intubated during a hospital stay requires meds via NG (compared to previous PO admin), is your pharmacy involved in changing routes of medications or is this left to the provider to review and reconcile?

Does your EHR utilize any CDS to inform care team members of changes in route of administration?