Charge Nurse - Newborn
Nitric oxide is a
colourless, odourless toxic and non-inflammable gas that can be
administered via the ventilator circuit as an additional therapy in
- Nitric oxide is used to treat
- The following policy outlines the way in which Nitric Oxide is
administered in Newborn Services to ensure safety and best outcome.
- Applies to Level 3/Level 4
nurses in Newborn Services who have completed a NO training session and
are involved in the administration of Nitric Oxide.
Prescribing of Nitric Oxide
- Treatment initiated only on Consultant's orders.
- Charted and signed by
Registrar/Nurse Specialist - Advanced Neonatal Practice (NS-ANP) on Level 3 Nursing
Chart in parts per million (ppm) including all changes in
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