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St.

Luke’s
Medical Center
One of the world’s best

ADMISSION
WORKFLOW
Nurse’s Role of
Admission
St. Luke’s
Medical Center
One of the world’s best

CHARACTER

• INTELLIGENT, STRONG • PRE-OCCUPIED WITH


DECISION MAKER SEX & BOOZE

• LATERAL THINKER, • STRONG IMAGINATION


PREPARED TO LOOK BORN LEADERS
AT ALL SIDES
Admission Procedures
•The Admission Department is the
patient's first stop when they enter the
Medical Center.

• Patients will be requested


to present their Doctor's
Admission Order Sheet.
Admission Procedures
• In the absence of the Doctor's
Admission Order Sheet or a doctor
known to the patient , a walk-in patient
may be admitted through the Emergency
Room.
•Patient fill out a Patient
Information Sheet. Information
requested will be needed by the
attending physician
and the Medical Center.
Admission Procedures
• Patient will indicate the accommodation
of choice (suite, private room, semi-private
- 2 patients per room, or ward - 4 to 6
patients per room).
•Sign consent forms for hospital care,
exclusive supply of medicines and
limitation on outside diagnostic
reports, release of information to
insurance companies and/or patient's
employer, and waiver of
responsibility on loss of valuables.
Admission Procedures
• While admission is being processed and
room is being prepared, patient will be
asked to wait in the Admission Waiting
Lounge. As soon as the room is
ready, patients will be escorted to the
Nursing Unit by the Admission Aide.
All patients are given an ID band to
be worn around the wrist for the
duration of their stay at the
Medical Center.
Reservation Procedures
•The Admission Department accepts room
reservations. However, if the patient fails
to arrive within the indicated time of arrival,
the room reservation shall be
assigned to other patients. The
hospital also reserves the right
to cancel reservations to give
way to emergency and critical
cases.
PRE- ADMISSION PHASE
Receives patient from
1.Admission Office ( DIRECT ),
2. Emergency Department ( From ER ),
3. General Units, Intensives ( Trans – in )

Receives telephone endorsement

Prepares room / bed for Admission


Emergency Admissions
•Patients are referred to the Emergency
Room (ER) if they do not have an
admission order sheet from their
attending physician. In such cases,
the ER consultant will ask the
patient for the name of
physician. The ER consultant
may only assign an attending
physician to your case if you
do not have a personal
physician of choice.
Unit receives the patient

NUM /CHARGE NURSE


ADMITTING NURSE NURSE

Welcomes patient / relatives

Introduces self

Receives Patient Data sheet, DOS,


Consent for Admission

Takes height (cm), weight (kg) and


allergies to food / medicines
Ushers patient / relatives to the room

Orients patient
Physical set-up
Use of the telephone ( such as outside call,
local # )
Use of the Call bell system
How to use bed controls
Smoking / Visiting policy
Location (Pantry area, Nurse’s station, Chapel)
Safekeeping of valuables

Nursing Initial Assessment


MIAD, Vital signs taking
General Nursing Care

Carry out Doctor’s order


(Inform doctor of patient’s admission)

Encodes request, medicines, exams

Administer / Renders specific order


(meet 20 minutes compliance to
Initial and stat orders)

Documents Nursing Care


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