Ep022: Use Approved Abbreviations and Standard Terminology

Ep022: Use Approved Abbreviations and Standard Terminology

Abbreviations are incredibly helpful and significantly reduce time to document and communicate
Abbreviations are standardized because they can be easily confused and result in miscommunications and poor outcomes

Example:

QD = daily
QID = 4 times a day

Because of this, facilities typically have an “approved abbreviation list”
Example of abbreviations:

93M . . .