What Is a Standing Order? - Definition & Examples


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Standing orders in healthcare are _____.

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1. Nursing care that is specifically tailored to the wants and needs of a patient is called?

2. When nurses and doctors work together towards achieving a common goal it is called?

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Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Learn more about how patient care in medical settings is broken down with this worksheet and quiz combo. Quiz questions will test your knowledge about the concept of standing orders and how they are used among medical professionals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions will test you on the following:

  • Types of nursing orders
  • Tailored care provided by nurses
  • Nurses and doctors working together
  • Benefits of standing orders
  • Treating patients without standing orders

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information regarding the benefits of standing orders
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you are able to define main terms, such as standing orders and when medical professionals work together to provide care
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge about treating patients who don't meet the criteria for standing orders

Additional Learning

Review the lesson What Is a Standing Order? - Definition & Examples to learn more about this concept. You'll cover topics such as the following:

  • Example criteria for labor and delivery standing orders
  • How orders are delivered
  • Providing safe care as a team