Pre-Procedure Checklist

To stream line procedures, we recommend the proceduralist and resident address the following items:

Over the phone discussion with primary team

  1. Bleeding Risk
    • INR, platelets
    • Meds: Asprin, Plavix, Heparin, Lovenox, Rivaroxaban, ect.
  2. Consent
    • Can the patient consent? If not, how to get ahold of consenting guardian?
    • Can the primary team consent the patient, or at very least inform the patient and/or family that the procedure is happening?
  3. Would the primary team like to perform the procedure?
    • Yes
      • What time would they like to do the procedure?
      • Can the resident order the procedures supplies from the nurse?
      • Page the procedure intern if they would like to shadow the procedure
    • No
      • Page the procedure intern to perform the procedure
      • Proceduralist orders the supplies from the nurse

Chart Review Before the Procedure

  1. Labs: INR, plt
  2. Meds: Asprin, Plavix, Heparin, Lovenox, Rivaroxaban, ect.
  3. Imaging of the area
  4. Most recent note and H&P
  5. Most recent vitals