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Policies and Procedures: Nursing Manual

Saskatchewan Health Authority Policies

As Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) policy and procedures continue to be developed and approved, they will be communicated to those they apply to and posted on the Authority's employee intranet.

All former regional health authority policies remain in effect until specifically replaced by an SHA policy, procedure or other document. These include procedures, protocols, guidelines, work standards, standard work, medical directives, etc.

Former Saskatoon Health Region Nursing Manual

The nursing manual documents are arranged alphabetically in the following categories:

A - D
E - H
I - M
N - P
Q - T
U - Z

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collapse Category : A-D ‎(54)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – Initiation And Management of1194.pdf119406-Nov-18
Aerosolized Medication for Inhalation-Adults1023.pdf102331-Mar-14
Airway- Nasopharyngeal: Insertion Of: Maintenance, Suction, Removal1064.pdf106430-Sep-14
Airway-Oropharyngeal - Insertion  Maintenance  Suction  Removal-1159.pdf115924-Sep-14
Alteplase ( Cathflo) Instillation for Restoration of Patency in Cental Venous Access Devices1049.pdf104928-Sep-16
Amputation- Residual Limb Bandaging-Shrinker Application and Position1116.pdf111613-Aug-18
Anaphylaxis - Initial Management  1243.pdf124306-Nov-18
Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) Instillation - 1006.pdf100625-Jan-17
Bedside Glucose Monitoring1150.pdf115006-May-19
Bladder Instillation1169.pdf116930-Sep-14
Bladder Irrigation  Intermittent1119.pdf111927-Sep-17
Bladder Irrigation- Continuous1022.pdf102228-Jun-17
Bladder Irrigation(Continuous Medicated) - Amphotericin B2422.pdf242201-Mar-12
Bladder Pressure Monitoring for Intra-abdominal Pressure  IAP - Adult1135.pdf113501-Jun-17
Blood-Components-And-Blood-Products-Administration-Of-1141 1141.pdf114130-Jan-23
Cardiac (ECG) Monitoring (Adults and Pediatrics) 1142.pdf114213-Aug-18
Cardiac Catheterization-Care of the Client1087.pdf108701-Nov-13
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ( CPR) - Training standards for Basic Life Support1123.pdf112327-Sep-17
Cardioversion-Elective and Urgent1057.pdf105701-Feb-17
CAST REMOVAL andor SPLITTING,Adult and Pediatric 1181.pdf118120-Mar-18
Catheter Traction Application to Urethral Catheters for Post TURP1017.pdf101701-Sep-12
Central Venous Catheter - Hemodialysis Catheter - NonTunnelled - Removal 1014.pdf101428-Sep-16
Central Venous Catheters –  Blood Withdrawal (PICC, Short Term, Tunneled, Implanted) 1042.pdf104213-Aug-18
Central Venous Catheters Insertion Assisting 1073.pdf107323-Mar-18
Central Venous Catheters Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC) - Removal1003.pdf100301-Jan-17
Central Venous Catheters-Care of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICCS)1001.pdf100125-Jan-17
Central Venous Catheter-Short Term-Removal1058.pdf105828-Feb-19
Central Venous Catheters-Implanted Ports (Central and  Peripheral) Accessing and Discontinuing Access 1032.pdf103201-Mar-17
Central Venous Catheters-Short Term, Tunneled, Implanted-Care of 1086.pdf108601-Jan-17
Cerebrospinal (CSF) Drainage-Ext Ventricular Drain (EVD)-Assist with Insertion Care of Assist with Removal 1107.pdf110725-Jan-17
Cerebrospinal (CSF) Drainage-External Lumbar Drain-Assising with Insertion, Care of, Assisting with Removal 1126.pdf112625-Jan-17
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)Drainage LUMBAR Post Thoraco-Aortic Aneurysm 1093.pdf109301-Jan-16
Charge Nurse1060.pdf106001-May-06
Chemotherapy Bladder Instillation (Intravesical), Care of Client 1067.pdf106701-Feb-17
Chemotherapy Drugs (Oral) for Cancer and Non-cancer Treatment: Administration & Precautions1059.pdf105930-Jun-11
Chemotherapy Drugs for Cancer Treatment: Administration, Safe Handling & Disposal1065.pdf106531-Mar-14
Chemotherapy Drugs for NON-Cancer Treatment-Administration_and_Precautions1180.pdf118028-Jan-10
Chest Tubes: Irrigation and/or Administration of a Medication to The Pleural Space1016.pdf101623-Nov-16
Chest_Tubes_Assisting with Insertion Care of Assisting with-Removal1113.pdf111312-Jan-22
Code Blue - Adult, Pediatric  1012.pdf101213-May-13
Code Blue Cart - Content and Use1069.pdf106901-May-13
Compression Bandages- Care of 1038.pdf103825-Jan-17
Compression Bandaging - Application of 1094.pdf109413-Aug-18
Compression Garment System(CircAid, Juxta-Lite, Juxta-Fit) - Care and Management of Clients1174.pdf117428-Feb-18
Conservative Sharp Wound Debridement 1004.pdf100423-Nov-16
CPAP/BiPAP - Non Invasive Ventilation (NIV) - care and monitoring of the Patient1114.pdf111427-Jan-16
Day Surgery Patients on Inpatient Nursing Unit 1008.pdf100802-Jan-20
Day Surgery Unit Standards of Care1164.pdf116402-Jan-20
Death, Adult and Pediatric care of, release of 1077.pdf107709-Sep-20
Delegation of Task to UCP 1168.pdf116802-Jan-20
Doppler Assessment (ABPI-TBPI) for Compression Therapy (Intiating a Plan of Care) 1018.pdf101825-Jan-17
Drains-care of1100.pdf110025-May-16
Dress Code-Nursing Personnel1005.pdf100501-Mar-07
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Emergency_Assistance - Required By Individuals After Emergency Closure2225.pdf222501-Mar-02
Endotracheal Tube-( Adult and Pediatric) - Assisting with Intubation1039.pdf103925-Oct-17
Endotracheal Tubes - (Adult and Pediatric) Securing-Care-of 1176.pdf117613-Aug-18
Endotracheal Tubes-(Adult and Pediatric) Extubation 1162.pdf116225-Oct-17
Entanglement, Strangulation, Entrapment, and Falls Prevention- Pediatrics 1063.pdf106328-Jun-17
Enteral Feeding Tube With a Stylet: Assisting With Insertion, Care of, Removal 1109.pdf110924-May-17
Enteral Feeding Tube: Insertion with Stylet, Care of, Removal - Adult1110.pdf111014-Apr-17
Enteral Tube Feeding - Adult1020.pdf102010-Jun-20
Enteral Tube Feeding-Pediatrics1026.pdf102601-May-16
Epidural - Catheter Removal  1080.pdf108018-Apr-18
Epidural Catheter Assisting with Insertion and Care1007.pdf100701-Jan-10
Epidural/Intrathecal Analgesia - Care of Patients Receiving1047.pdf104701-Sep-12
Esophageal Tamponade Tube ( Minnesota Tube)Assisting with Insertion Care of Pt Assisting with Removal 1097.pdf109715-Mar-17
Fecal Management System1002.pdf100201-May-12
Gastrostomy Tube (Balloon Type) Adult and Pediatric-Replacement, Removal, Care of 1105.pdf110501-Feb-17
Halo Traction Pin Site and Vest Care1052.pdf105230-Sep-12
Hazardous Drugs Non-Chemo-Admininstration and Precautions1044.pdf104430-Nov-14
Hemodialysis Catheters - Emergent Access to Line1099.pdf109901-May-13
Hemodialysis Vascular Access2410.pdf241028-May-12
Hemodynamic Monitoring - Arterial Line- Adult1092.pdf109201-Sep-13
Hemodynamic Monitoring-CVP monitoring1101.pdf110101-Sep-13
Hemodynamic Monitoring-Setting Up Invasive Pressure Monitoring Lines-adult1033.pdf103301-Sep-13
Hypothermia (MILD) Treatment - Use of Warming Device - 1084.pdf108413-Aug-18
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Immunization by Prescriber Order 1149.pdf114913-Aug-18
Insulin Administration-Subcutaneous-Adult1079.pdf107930-Jun-19
Intermittent Catheterization: Male and Female1024.pdf102401-Mar-13
Intra-Aortic Balloon(IAB) Catheter - Assisting with Insertion Care of Removal  1173.pdf117320-Mar-18
Intraosseous access and removal by Non-Physician Health Care Providers1185.pdf118501-Nov-12
Intraosseous Infusion-Assisting with Insertion and-Removal1186.pdf118630-Jan-11
Intravenous and/or Peripheral Saline Lock Insertion and Maitenance1118.pdf111828-Sep-13
Intravenous- PushDirect Medication Administration 1089.pdf108923-Mar-18
Isovue -  instilling for CT Peritoneography in PD patients1136.pdf113628-Jun-17
Laryngeal Tube Insertion Care of Removal Adult1193.pdf119313-Aug-18
Latex Allergy1011.pdf101101-Sep-11
Licensed Practical Nurses -Additional Competencies1071.pdf107101-Feb-20
Livebirth-Neonatal Death Guidelines For Care1025.pdf102528-Sep-16
Lumbar Puncture:  Assisting with and Patient Care - Peds & Neonatal1034.pdf103401-Mar-12
Medication Administration  Pyxis Medstation1195.pdf119501-Oct-20
Medication Administration Record (MAR)1091.pdf109101-Nov-11
Miscarriage Spontaneous Abortion Guidelines for Care1050.pdf105028-Sep-16
Moderate Sedation for Adults (Age 18 years and older)1132.pdf113201-Nov-08
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Narcotic Control-documentation and count1127.pdf112730-Mar-14
Nasogastric Orogastric Tube Insertion Care of Removal-Adult 1040.pdf104001-Oct-17
Nasogastric- Orogastric Tube- Insertion, Care of, And Removal Pediatric and Neonatal  1177.pdf117728-Feb-18
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy(NPWT)-Application and care of  1160.pdf116013-Aug-18
Oxygen Administration1115.pdf111526-Nov-20
Pain Management - Pediatric Care1045.pdf104501-May-12
Parenteral Nutrition (PN) Adult Administration and Maintenance1078.pdf107806-Nov-18
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)1053.pdf105316-Apr-20
Pericardiocentesis - assisting with pericardial drain insertion - on going care removal1083.pdf108301-Nov-13
Peripheral Nerve Block (PNB) Analgesia - Post-Operative Care of, removal of 1072.pdf107223-Feb-18
Peritoneal Dialysis - Adult 1112.pdf111224-May-17
Peritoneal Dialysis- Adding Medication to Dialysate 1153.pdf115324-May-17
Peritoneal Dialysis- Catheter Exit Site Care 1111.pdf111124-May-17
Pessary Ring - Care and Management of Clients With 1147.pdf114727-Sep-17
Phlebotomy - Therapeutic  1183.pdf118321-Nov-17
Phlebotomy - Veinipuncture1191.pdf119114-Aug-18
Post Anesthetic Care Unit - Discharge Criteria 1188.pdf118824-May-17
Post Anesthetic Care Unit - Standards of Care1189.pdf118924-May-17
Pre Assessment Clinic Standards of Care1161.pdf116102-Jan-20
Procedural Sedation-Analgesia Guidelines-Pediatric1121.pdf112101-May-09
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Referral Process for Interprofessional Services-Nursing1010.pdf101025-Mar-15
RN Specialty Practices1104.pdf110420-Feb-20
Safe Sleeping Practices for Infants1103.pdf110318-Apr-18
Same Day Standards of Care 1166.pdf116602-Jan-20
Smart Pump-Medication and Parenteral Fluid Administration 1054.pdf105401-Feb-17
Stillbirth Guidelines of Care1165.pdf116528-Sep-16
Subcutaneous Therapy-Intermittent and Continuous Adult and Pediatric1074.pdf107418-Apr-18
Sucrose for Procedural Infant and Pediatric Pain Managment1102.pdf110201-Nov-12
Suctioning  Artificial Airways- Adult - Ventilated and Non-Ventilated1019.pdf101927-Sep-17
Suctioning Pediatric-Neonatal Tracheostomy Patients-Non-Ventilated1051.pdf105130-Nov-14
Suctioning-Pediatric Neonate Patients Ventilated - Conventional and High Frequency - Via Artificial Airways 1056.pdf105601-Mar-17
Suprapubic Catheter - Care of; Changing; Removal1021.pdf102130-Nov-14
Take Home Naloxone (THN) Program 3099.pdf309925-Apr-19
Tracheostomy Care-Adult-Pediatric-Neonate1184.pdf118401-Sep-13
Tracheostomy Tube Change - Pediatric -Elective  Emergent1154.pdf115413-Aug-18
Tub Bathing Protocol-Water TempTub Cleaning Procedure 1163.pdf116301-Jun-17
Tuberculin Skin Testing (Mantoux)1178.pdf117830-Mar-11
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Ventilation -  Acute care of Mechanically Ventilated  patients -  Adult - 1138.pdf113801-Jun-17
Ventilation Assistance-Manual Ventilation Device1027.pdf102730-Sep-14
Ventilation-Chronic -Care of Mechanically Ventilated Adult Persons  1145.pdf114501-Aug-17
Ventricular shunt reservoirs tapping and percutaneous vpuncture peds and neonates1036.pdf103601-Mar-12
Wandering Patient1151.pdf115101-Jun-11
Wound Irrigation and Packing1030.pdf103001-Sep-13

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