Medical Directives for the Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) at St. Joseph’s Hospital

Medical Directive ID: 
EMG-2018-002
Lead Contact Person: 
Cindy Cook, Nurse Educator
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Peter Tanaka, Chair, Medical Emergency Response Committee, Chair, Medical Emergency Response Committee
Program: 
Emergency Medicine - St. Joseph's Medical Emergency Response
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Tuesday, February 1, 2005
Revised Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2019
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
St. Joseph’s
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 
In-Patients
Out-Patients
Order: 

**This directive is a renewal and replaces directive #EMG-2014-001**

•Oxygen Administration

•IV Initiation

•Glucose Point of Care Testing

•Defibrillation (refer to “Appendix 1- Delegation of Controlled Acts for MERT”)

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Signatures

SurnameKnown ByDate Signed
AlhendiAlaaApr 7 2019 11:32:30:783AM
AthwalGeorgeApr 8 2019 06:25:28:917AM
BrockGeraldMar 23 2021 03:48:52:090PM
DenstedtJohnApr 8 2019 01:54:03:463AM
DrosdowechDarrenMar 11 2020 03:38:00:260PM
FaberKennethApr 8 2019 02:57:36:060PM
GanBingAug 25 2019 03:22:52:467PM
GrewalRubyMay 27 2019 12:41:08:613PM
HinkkalaKaarloApr 12 2019 06:10:23:363PM
HugelNicoleApr 8 2019 03:30:10:333PM
HuitemaAshlayApr 11 2019 06:39:31:853PM
KingGrahamApr 7 2019 07:50:57:023PM
LeBelMarie-EveApr 8 2019 11:22:50:230PM
PautlerStephenApr 6 2019 06:44:18:827AM
RazviHassanApr 6 2019 02:06:13:687PM
RichardsRobertApr 9 2019 10:02:37:753PM
RossDouglasApr 6 2019 09:19:55:630AM
SingarayerRanjitMar 3 2020 11:30:19:250AM
WelkBlayneApr 7 2019 04:51:57:200PM