Question about signing MAR


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Esme12, ASN, BSN, RN

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Specializes in Critical Care, ED, Cath lab, CTPAC,Trauma. Has 43 years experience.

I would check with the other nurse and check with the computer to see if the med had been withdrawn and by whom. If she said she had given it I too would sign given by AT/per KT and comment on the chart.

psu_213, BSN, RN

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Specializes in Emergency, Telemetry, Transplant. Has 14 years experience.

We have an EMR. When signing off meds on the eMAR, there is a spot for "performed by." It defauts to whomever is signed on, however you can change it. You could put in "Smith, Jennifer" (or was it Katie?). I would do this and then also write a note about it "50 mg Metoprolol given by Jennifer Smith, RN per her report and the report of the pt." Needless to say, I would be unlikely to do this for a narc or insulin....