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NEW - VNAA Nursing Procedure Manual 2010-2011 edition

The 2010-2011 NPM revision process is reflective of extensive and comprehensive reviews of every procedure to ensure the content remains relevant, credible and appropriate for clinicians providing care in the home setting and to keep patients in the home safe.

The new 2010-2011 edition will expand from 18 to 27 sections incorporating a total of nine new sections. The major categories for the sections include procedures by major body organ/system, general practice, care across the life span and specialty care programs.

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Unique Features

  • Home Healthcare Nursing Procedures
  • Home Health Aide/Personal Care Procedures
  • Home Health Rehabilitation Care Procedures
  • Clinical Operation Procedures
  • Over 900 Pages of Content
  • Organized by Body Systems, Specialty Care and Age Specific Programs
  • Procedure Review Sign Off Sheets
  • Peer reviewed/updated biennially
  • Standardized template forms
  • Paper-based and electronic formats
  • New evidence based ranking for procedures
  • Nine New sections
  • Single, multi and volume user license agreements now available for electronic versions

Exclusive Benefits

  • Improve consistency in care by incorporating procedures into standards of practice for organization
  • Improve patient care outcomes and support quality initiatives by incorporating procedure manual into standards of practice for organization
  • Improve effectiveness of clinical staff education by incorporating procedure manual into orientation and continuing education activities
  • Improve education and quality staff productivity by utilizing pre-developed procedure templates for review and regain valuable committee review for approvals
  • Improve compliance with homecare industry standards by incorporating clinical program procedures into standards of practice for organization
  • Improve outcomes of facility inspections and accreditation visits by incorporating procedure manual into standards of practice for administration

New Expanded Sections

The new edition expanded from 18 to 27 sections incorporating a total of nine new sections. Several sections have been renamed, while two sections have been removed completely and the supporting procedures relocated to other sections more closely aligned with the topic.

New Sections Include:

  • Bed Bugs
  • Lymphatic System
  • Muscular System
  • Nervous System
  • Reproductive System
  • Skeletal System
  • Advance Directives
  • Geriatrics
  • Hospice And Palliative Care
  • Immunizations And Health Promotion
  • Rehabilitation Program

Major Body Organ/System

  • Circulatory
  • Digestive
  • Endocrine
  • Integumentary
  • Lymphatic
  • Muscular
  • Nervous
  • Reproductive
  • Respiratory
  • Skeletal
  • Urinary

General Practice

  • Advance Directives and Self Directed Care
  • Emergencies
  • Infection Control
  • Laboratory, Specimens and Venipuncture
  • Medications
  • Patient and Staff Safety
  • Personal Care and Support

Specialty care programs

  • Behavioral Health
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Immunizations and Health Promotion
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Telehealth

Care Across the Life Span

  • Antepartum/Maternal/Newborn
  • Pediatrics
  • Geriatrics

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  View a Sample Procedure


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The VNAA would like to thank the clinical experts who participated in editing and creation of the 2010-2011 Nursing Procedure Manual.

Questions contact VNAA's Education Programs Coordinator or 202-384-1459.

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