b'Biohazard vs. Ziploc Bag Usage Nurses can update the outcome of the plan as met or not met with a reason and any action taken.Biohazard BagsIPOCs should be discontinued if duplications are found, Biohazard label that are affixed toinappropriate IPOC associated to the patients condition, bags are designed for transporting labIPOC has been met, or patient is discharged.specimens. Biohazard bags for vials, specimen cups, and tubes of bodily fluids (i.e., blood, sputum, and urine) must always be transported in biohazard pouches asMedication required by OSHA 1910.1030(g)(1)(i)(b)(c). IV Start kits.AdministrationKnow your drug information. Drug interactions, drug therapy, side effects, toxicology dosage, indications for use, and routes of administration-look it up before administering.Ziploc BagsAlways, verified your patient and the medication Ziploc bags can be ordered from anprescribed.approved vendor by each unit to store IVAll patients will be properly identified using the two start kits, mask, gauze, and other hospitalpatient identifiers (Name & DOB) before ID band is supplies for transporting to and from thescanned. Once ID band is verified and scanned, continue patients area. by scanning medication prior to administration.Kanban Splash Guards Medication Information must include:Kanban is a workflow managementPatients full name | DOBfor defining managing and improving services for maximizing efficiency ofMedication nameunit inventory. The baskets enablePrescribers nameclinicians to quickly locate andExpiration datestore supplies within appropriate categories. The bottom basket should be solid toDue date and timeminimize splash or debris from contaminating cleanStrength(dose) and quantity of the drug dispensed.supplies. Be cautious not to relocate the bottom tray toRoute of administrationsafeguard this process. Accessory and cautionary statementsAlways check the expiration dates and use the First-In andWhen ready to administer intravenous (IV) medication, First-Out (FIFO) method when taking stocked items. always trace tube or catheter from the patient to the point IPOC of origin before connecting any new device or infusion.Interdisciplinary Plan of Care (IPOC) documentation isMedications are administered only on a written order or essential to producing optimal patient care delivery. those entered in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) by authorized licensed providers.IPOCs are orders placed by nursing staff in PEDS. There is no limit to the number of IPOCs that can be associatedVerbal/telephone orders are highly discouraged. Verbal during a patients visit. orders for chemotherapy medications and investigational agents are not permitted. (Except in emergencies)Nursing staff maintain a plan of care for each patient within 24 hours of admission.A second nurse, pharmacist, or physician must witness wastage and administration of controlled/high alert Review IPOCs regularly to ensure IPOCs are patientmedications.specific based on their current diagnosis, acute problem, or changes in their conditions. Check your IV site regularly, per policy.2024 Survey Readiness Guide 37'