Medical Directives for the Pain Management Program

Medical Directive ID: 
MED-2018-008
Lead Contact Person: 
Cathy Rohfritsch, Registered Nurse, Registered Nurse
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Geoff Bellingham, Physician Leader, St. Joseph's Health Care Pain Management Program, Physician Leader, St. Joseph's Health Care Pain Management Program
Program: 
Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine - Comprehensive Pain Management Program
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Revised Date: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Sunday, December 12, 2021
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
St. Joseph’s
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 
Out-Patients
Order: 

The Registered Nurse (RN) may initiate an order for:

• Oxygen administration

• Electrocardiogram (ECG)

• Intravenous saline lock

• Medication initiation (see Medication / Drug Table within this medical directive)

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Signatures

SurnameKnown ByDate Signed
BellinghamGeoffJan 27 2019 10:24:00:637AM
ClarkeCollinJan 3 2019 12:42:33:050PM
LohEldonJan 2 2019 02:39:42:753PM
MillerTomJan 27 2019 10:25:30:053AM
MoulinDwightJan 14 2019 02:14:52:073PM
OwerKateJan 4 2019 06:34:56:820PM
RajarathinamManikandanJan 2 2019 08:47:05:820AM
ReardonRachelJan 5 2019 11:50:18:093AM
TawficQutaibaJan 15 2019 01:13:39:470PM
WatsonJamesJan 2 2019 12:39:03:037PM