Doctors telephone orders??? - page 2

Does anyone have any data on the proper way to take a telephone doctors order? I am a RN, but I need it for my job. A lot of new nurses and old are not doing this correctly. I just came back to... Read More

  1. by   cappuccino
    Our orders include date,time,doctors orders(w/only approved abbreviations) doctor's name and the nurse taking the order. Verbal orders have been phased out. We only take verbal orders in emergent situations. All the doctor's are aware so they comply w/ writing ALL orders. Also we read back the order and document this beneath our names......