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    We hope that all of you enjoyed the 48th Annual Course: A Virtual Experience! If you want to share your knowledge with your peers or know someone who might be interested in doing so, submit an abstract for the 49th Annual Course, May 22-24, 2022 in Salt ...

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    RE: Minnesota tube

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    Thanks Beverly for the information. At our hospital the ICU and Surgical team put in the Minnesota Tube. Although they assembled everything while we were scoping trying to control the bleeding. I did stay to see what they did, after the GI doctor left ...

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    RE: Techs injecting

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    Great question!  I believe they should be allowed to inject at least saline, however, it is up to your state's described scope of practice for MA's or GI Techs.  In Ohio it is not in their scope of practice, only an RN can inject any perceived medication ...

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    I track my Bravo in 2 places. I have a log book that I put the patient's sticker. I log date, MD, nurse/tech, diagnosis,  the Bravo capsule sticker with the lot and ID number and the recorder used. It is also charted in EPIC.  Under flowsheets there is ...

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    Janet, I appreciate your feedback! We also are trying to reduce waste so the paper bins would not be something we would wnt to adopt. Has your facility gone to disposable scope buttons and disposable ERCP scopes ? ------------------------------ Jacqueline ...

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