Reference 2017-292

REF:            2017-292

Subject:        Intravenous insulin infusion

    

 

Request:

Q1.  Do you use variable rate intravenous insulin infusion (VRIII) (formerly known as sliding scale) within your hospital yes/no?

If yes continue questions if no end of request

Q2.  Is the training you offer specific to VRIII or is it included in generic IV training?

Q3.  Is the VRIII training conducted by the diabetes team yes/no?

Q4. If it is specific VRIII training conducted by the diabetes team is it mandatory for all staff who wish to use VRIII?.

 

 

Response:

Q1.  Do you use variable rate intravenous insulin infusion (VRIII) (formerly known as sliding scale) within your hospital  yes/no Yes
If yes continue questions if no end of request
Q2.  Is the training you offer specific to VRIII or is it included in generic IV training Included in a number of generic and specific training opportunities provided to staff by the diabetes team.
Q3.  Is the VRIII training conducted by the diabetes team yes/no No
Q4. If it is specific VRIII training conducted by the diabetes team is it mandatory for all staff who wish to use VRIII. No