Reply To: Ommaya reservoirs

  • Carie Murphy

    January 28, 2021 at 6:59 am
    We do not allow RNs to do this either. 

    Carie Murphy, MSN, RN, CPON
    ANM, Hem/Onc/BMT
    Wolfson Children’s Hospital 

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    Original Message:
    Sent: 1/27/2021 6:11:00 PM
    From: Mary Lynn Rae
    Subject: RE: Ommaya reservoirs

    Only our APPs do this (we changed this practice a few years ago)

    Mary Lynn
    Mary Lynn Rae, MSN, RN, CPHON, NPD-BC
    NPD Practitioner/Clinical Educator:  Hem/Onc/SCT (LC17/LC18)
    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
    225 E. Chicago Avenue
    Chicago, Illinois  60611
    Phone:  312-227-4224
    Pager:  312-227-4000, ask for pager 74224

    Original Message:
    Sent: 1/27/2021 6:07:00 PM
    From: Kaye Schmidt
    Subject: Ommaya reservoirs

    Hello everyone,
    We are re-visiting practice on Ommaya Reservoirs.  Currently we depend on our providers to tap these, but wondering if other institutions allow your nurses to do this?
    Thank you in advance.

    Kaye Schmidt, RN, MA, CPHON, NEA-BC
    Senior Director, Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders
    Children’s Health; Children’s Medical Center Dallas
    Dallas, Texas