Policy Number

CD-SS-020

Preoperative Point of Care HCG Urine Pregnancy Testing - Care Directive - NSHA CD-SS-020

Description

This care directive (CD) provides the order for Nurses to complete Point of Care (POC) urine Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) testing prior to surgery.

This care directive is for use in Central Zone only.

Effective dates for other zones is to be determined (TBD).