POC Urinalysis

Medical Directive ID: 
EMG-2017-002
Lead Contact Person: 
Susan Ready
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Rod Lim, Site Chief Paediatric Emergency Medicine
Program: 
Emergency Medicine - Paediatric Emergency Department
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Revised Date: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Sunday, November 8, 2020
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
LHSC-VH
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 
Out-Patients
Paediatrics
Order: 

 

Nurses in the Children’s Emergency Department may order and perform POC urinalysis based on the outlined indications. This will allow the nurse to perform said test in a timely fashion without needing to obtain a verbal order each time from the physician. If criteria is met and consent is obtained the nurse may apply a U-bag to the patient in order to obtain a sample.

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Signatures

SurnameKnown ByDate Signed
EdmondsMarciaJan 21 2018 07:00:15:373PM
HellemanKristaFeb 13 2018 02:01:56:613PM
IstasyVictorJan 31 2018 05:38:46:267PM
JoubertGaryJan 22 2018 10:16:00:837AM
KilgarJenniferMar 22 2018 01:50:22:897PM
LevinHelenJan 21 2018 11:02:18:270AM
LimRodrickJan 11 2018 11:11:14:310PM
LoubaniEmanFeb 15 2018 11:44:37:660AM
LynchTimMar 12 2018 04:43:44:210AM
MehrotraShrutiMar 28 2018 11:28:34:197AM
MisirAmitaJan 11 2018 07:44:43:790AM
MosdossyGregoryJan 28 2018 07:13:48:483AM
PoonaiNaveenHave Not Signed
SanghaGurinderMar 17 2018 05:47:49:113AM
WarrenDavidFeb 4 2018 11:49:00:487AM