Memo - Patient Medications

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Medical Director Directive

Patient Medications

Issued April 23, 2009

Effective Immediately . . . While on scene, please make every effort to gather all medications your patient is taking. If there are more than three (3) . . .take the actual bottles to the ED. Place them in a Ziploc baggie, if available, or any other bag type item.

If less than three (3) medications . . . make sure the name of the drug (spelled correctly), strength and dosage is documented and given to the ED with the patient report.

As always . . . thanks and keep up the great work!!