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policy 0109 : Medical Orders for Patient Care

Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners (Licensed Independent Practitioners or LIPs ) at the University of Virginia Medical Center are responsible for ordering medical treatments, tests, diagnostic procedures and ordering medications. These actions are considered medical orders. All medical orders shall be documented in a patient’s medical record via use of the electronic medical record system (“EMR”). Medical orders shall be updated as often as necessary to remain current.

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  1. effective date:

    January 1, 2017
  2. signature(s):

    Scott A. Syverud, MD, President, Clinical Staff
    Pamela M. Sutton-Wallace, CEO, UVA Medical Center