The Paracetamol Standing Order applies to Adult Emergency Department (AED) and Admission and Planning Unit (APU),
Prior to administering Paracetamol under Standing Order, registered nursing staff are required to successfully complete this paracetamol eAssessment for Lakes DHB ED, CDU & MAPU.
Upon completion of this course, the nurse should understand the documentation required when administering the medication
The minimum level of practice is RN Level II. by standing order, specifically the need to document patient assessment, the treatment given, monitoring requirements, and follow-up care.