Policy Number

739

IWK - 739 - Care Directive: Ordering of Chest X-rays for Verification of Tip Location Following Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Insertion

Description

To allow RN's  certified in PICC insertions to order a CXR for tip verification without an authorized prescriber order. 

Related Documents

IWK - 1523 Delegated Function for the Insertion of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) by Registered Nurses (RNs) for Patients in the Children’s Health and Women’s and Newborn Health Program
IWK - 336 Optimizing and Expanding the Nursing Scope of Practice