The Foundation has provided over $85,000 in grants to five hospitals in the northwest region for newer IV infusions pumps for chemotherapy delivery, vital sign monitoring equipment, safer and more comfortable treatment chairs, and equipment to safely store and organize chemotherapy supplies.
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre achieved the Best Practice Spotlight Organization Designation (BPSO) with the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO) in May 2013.
We instituted a policy with all peripheral IVs expected to be in place for greater than 3 hours will be dressed with a securement device.
Central Venous Access Device Research Project in the Critical Care is evaluating the use of Normal Saline to maintain patency.
Visit the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario website at www.rnao.ca