Section II

UF Health Jacksonville Policies & Procedures

IMPORTANT: Documents below require Adobe PDF Document Adobe Acrobat Reader DC and some are located on the Infonet* (UF Health Jacksonville's Intranet), which can only be accessed from a computer on the UF Health Jacksonville campus.

Topic OverviewRelated Documents and Links
Patient Safety
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Guidelines for Writing Medication Orders* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Discharge Medications .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Medication Reconciliation* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
National Patient Safety Goals - Joint Commission Website
ADT (Admission/Discharge/Transfer)
Admission of Patients .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Beds: Obtaining and Assigning Patients .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Direct Admissions* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Admission to Critical Care Units* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Against Medical Advice .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Core Policy & Procedure - Refusal of Treatment/Hospitalization Against Medical Advice* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Discharge Planning and Process*
Transfers .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Transfers from Other Acute Care Hospitals* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Transfers from Skilled Nursing Facilities* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Deaths
Autopsy Diagnosis .pdf (Adobe PDF Document) (Provisional Gross Autopsy Diagnosis)
Autopsy Permission .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Autopsy Reports and Bereavement Conferences .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Death Certificates .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Care of the Deceased Patient* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Death Conference Guidelines .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Medical Examiner Cases .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Organ & Tissue Donor Program .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Medical Records
Medical Records - Overview .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Dictation of Medical Records .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Dictation Instruction Card - UF .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Dictation Instruction Card - UF Health Jacksonville .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Dictation Signing Reference Card - Allscripts .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Dictation Policy Update .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Content of Medical Record* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Medical Records Information, Release of .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Core Policy - Confidentiality and Release of Information* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Procedure for Requesting Medical Records for Non Patient Care/Patient Care* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Practitioner Delinquent Medical Record Notification
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Physician Orders* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Patient Information
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Advance Directives* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Confidentiality of Patient Information* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Core Policy & Procedure - Patient Medical Record Management and Disclosure of Patient Information* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Consultations* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Do Not Resuscitate Decisions (DNR)* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Do Not Resuscitate Decisions (DNR) Order FAQs .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Core Policy & Procedure - Withholding or Withdrawing Life-Prolonging Procedures or Measures* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Ethics Consultations* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Informed Consent* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
The Basics of Informed Consent .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
The Essentials of Informed Consent .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
The Capacity to Consent .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Prisoners .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Core Policy - Patient Privacy – Patient Information Passcode* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Safety and Security
Abuse and Neglect .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Indicators of Abuse and Neglect .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Core Policy & Procedure - Abused, Neglected or Abandoned Children & Adults* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Disaster Policy .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
The START 2 Finish Response Model for Mass Casualties .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Emergency Preparedness Management Plan* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - MCI Response Plan (external)* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Internal Disaster Plan* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Bomb Threats* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Emergency Codes and Numbers/Fire Alarms and Evacuation .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Fires and Alarms* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Police Notification .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Restraints .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Control of a Violent Patient* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Restraints and Seclusion* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
General Information
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Team* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - In-house Stroke Alert* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Incident Reporting, Serious .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Incident Reporting Involving Visitors .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Incident Reporting Brochure (SIP) .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Disclosure of Adverse Events (Serious Incidents) .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Guideline - Disclosure of Unanticipated Outcomes* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
The Basics of Disclosure Brochure .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Strategy for Disclosure of Adverse Events Brochure .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Infection Control .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
See also PEP in Section I
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Isolation Precautions* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document) (HICPAC) Isolation Precautions
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Hand Hygiene* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
CDC Website
Interpreter Services .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Interpreter Services for Non-English Speaking Patients* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Certified/Screened Sign Language Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Media, Release of Information to .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Moderate Sedation Guidelines .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Moderate Sedation Training Set .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Moderate Sedation Post Test .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Guideline - Moderate Sedation* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document) (aka conscious sedation)
UF Health Jacksonville Guideline - Pain Assessment and Management .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Pain Management, Principles of .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Pain Management Guidelines Pocket Reference Card .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Standard Precautions* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Guideline - Modes and Risk of Transmission by Specific Disease Agent* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
General Information-Lab
Lab Services Overview .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Blood Alcohol Testing .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Critical Diagnostic Test Results .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
CDC Website—HIV/AIDS
Microbiology Specimen Collection Manual .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
General Information-Pharmacy
UF Health Jacksonville Pharmacy Department*
Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Formulary of Approved Drugs*
Prescribing Tips .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Prescription Writing Guidelines .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Prescribing Controlled Substances .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Safe Prescribing .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Prescription Blanks*
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Drug Information Newsletter* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
UF Health Jacksonville Policy - Medication Bulletin* .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Pharmacy Information .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
General Information-Transfusion
Circular for Transfusion Services .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Blood Administration .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Blood Transfusion Protocol .pdf (Adobe PDF Document) (Massive Tx)
Transfusion Indications for Adults .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Transfusion Indications for Peds .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Physician Transfusion Orders .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Specimen Collection for Transfusion .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Emergency Release of Blood Products .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)
Apheresis .pdf (Adobe PDF Document)

IMPORTANT: Documents above require Adobe PDF Document Adobe Acrobat Reader DC and some are located on the Infonet* (UF Health Jacksonville's Intranet), which can only be accessed from a computer on the UF Health Jacksonville campus.