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Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) Advisor

TPN is a high-alert medication, requiring a complex and lengthy ordering process prone to medication errors at all levels including ordering, compounding and administration.

Product Description

The TPN Advisor facilitates an easy, electronic ordering process in Cerner with built-in decision support. It has an intuitive workflow that facilitates both custom and pre-mix ordering TPN processes.

The Advisor displays TPN-related medications, related labs and relevant patient data during the ordering process.

Other highlights include:

  • Automatic salt conversion for pharmacy and simply daily electrolyte order format for providers
  • Reference range guidance and previous day TPN comparison
  • Ability to place relevant lab orders for the next day
  • Age-based calculations and flexing based on age
  • Flexing based on facility product availability
  • Intuitive electronic order verification for nursing during administration to minimize errors
  • Compatibility with CAPS interface for compounding facilitates comprehensive documentation of team rounding and transitional care planning
  • Developed to enhance communication between disciplines and to assist in reduction of adverse events such as hospital-acquired conditions and readmissions

Product Features

Features of the Smart Template Wizard include:

  • The capability to aggregate data from multiple chart locations into one easy-to-read format
  • The ability to quickly determine the patient’s condition, related to a particular condition or illness, while documenting the steps taken to address the issue

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Integrated with Cerner Millennium®

TPN Advisor integrates with the Cerner Millennium electronic health record and eliminates manual paperwork while helping improve patient safety.

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