25 February 2021

Alaris IV Infusion Pumps Dataset Update

From Friday 26 February 2021, the Alaris Guardrails drug library will be updated for all Metro South Health Alaris pumps (PCUs).

To ensure the update is successful please observe the following steps: 

  • When the pump is not in use, power down the pump
  • turn the pump back on Wait for the green wi-fi light to appear and stop flashing  
  • Select new patient and check the top left-hand corner of the screen and look for MSHHS V3.01 2021 
  • If there are any issues with this update please return to CCRU/HTU.  

 

The update will contain 15 optimisations to the current Alaris Guardrails library for all BD Alaris IV Pumps across Metro South. These are:

Change Title/Summary 

Medication/Therapy change 

Profiles Impacted 

CR001 – Sodium Nitroprusside 

Removal of 50mg/50mL and 100mg/100mL Sodium Nitroprusside entries in support of safe practice 

Adult Crit. Care 

CR002 – Thiopental 

Addition of Thiopental entries to IV drug Library 

Adult Crit. Care 

CR003 – Remdesivir 

Addition of Remdesivir entries to IV drug Library 

Adult General 

Adult Crit. Care 

CR004 – Ferric Carboxymaltose 

Addition of Ferric Carboxymaltose entries to paeds IV drug Library profiles 

Paed General 

Paed Crit Care 

Paed Oncology 

CR005 – Calcium Chloride 4BR PAH 

Add bolus parameters to ‘Calcium Chlordide PAH4BR’ entry 

Adult General 

CR006 – Iron Polymaltose Haemodialysis 

Add low volume iron polymaltose haemodialysis option as peer MINTS procedure 

Adult General 

CR007 – Salbutamol 

Add ability to bolus to ‘Salbutamol Maint’ entry and rename to ‘Salbutamol’ to enable loading and maintenance dose to be given from same bag 

Adult Crit. Care 

 

CR009 - Neostigmine 

Remove ‘neostigmine LBH ICU’ profile from IV drug Library, then rename ‘neostigmine QEII ICU’ profile name to ‘neostigmine’  

Adult Crit. Care 

CR012 – Cisatracurium 

Addition of cisatracurium 50 mg/50mL profile to support BD syringe graduation change 

Adult Crit. Care 

 

CR013 – Morphine 100mg/50 mL 

Addition of morphine 100 mg/50mL profile to support BD syringe graduation change 

Adult Crit. Care 

 

CR015 – Vecuronium 50 mg/50 mL 

Addition of vecuronium 50 mg/50mL and 100 mg/50 mL profiles to support BD syringe graduation change 

Adult Crit. Care 

 

CR017 - Oxycodone 50mg/50mL 

Addition of oxycodone 50 mg/50mL profile to IV Drug Library 

Adult Crit. Care 

 

CR018 – Thiopentone (Thiopental) 1000mg/40 mL 

Addition of Thiopentone 1000 mg/40mL and Thiopental 1000mg/40 mL profiles to support BD syringe graduation change 

Adult Crit. Care 

 

CR019 - Idarucizumab 

Enable idarucizumab profile to infuse from a pump and syringe module as per Product information 

Adult General 

Adult Crit. Care 

Adult Oncology 

CR020 – Dobutamine 250mg/50mL 

Enable Dobutamine profile to infuse from a pump and syringe module as per Product information 

Adult Crit. Care 

If you have any questions or enquiries regarding this message please contact Nurse Educator or email: MSHguardrails@health.qld.gov.au