Effective Monday, April 25, 2016: Phsician signatures are required ONLY when a medication administration results from an ON LINE or MEDICAL CONTROL ORDER. The pharmacy administration record has been updated. Please contact the BREMS office with any questions. Pharmacy Adminstration Record- April 2016
Effective March 14, 2016
Drug Box Exchange Process- March 14, 2016. The EMS provider MUST exchange the BREMS drug kit with the ED charge nurse. See the flyer for for details.
Lynchburg General Hospital has implemented a drug disposal system (Rx Destroyer) house wide to meet DEA and the Joint Commission standards for non-retrievable destruction of controlled substances.
In the ED the EMS provider will waste with the ED charge nurse in a container located in the Major Bay/C Pod corridor.
On the nursing units, please ask a nurse for assistance in using the appropriate container.
It is not acceptable to waste controlled substances in a sink or red bucket container.