Policies & Guidelines
The Alberta Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Prevention Program is a collaborative effort of the Northern and Southern Alberta RSV Prevention Programs to identify and coordinate RSV Immunoprophylaxis for eligible infants and children residing in Alberta.
The recommendations contained in these guidelines are a consensus of the relevant Provincial Tumour Team synthesis of currently accepted approaches to management, derived from a review of relevant scientific literature.
Clinical policies and procedures that guided practice in the former regions and boards continue to remain in effect until replaced by an approved AHS clinical practice support document (e.g. policy, procedure, standard, or guideline).
EMS is implementing new provincial Medical Control Protocols (MCPs) December 1, 2010 for both ground and air practitioners. The new protocols ensure evidence-based practices and consistent standards of care are being provided province-wide.
Infection, Prevention & Control Documents and Reference Documents for Health Professionals.
Basic Privacy & IT Security Awareness for Alberta Health Services employees and contracted affiliates.
The Nutrition Guidelines for Primary Care is a provincial resource that provides nurses, physicians, and health professionals in the primary care setting with consistent, evidence-based messaging for key nutrition topics.
The Drugs and Therapeutics Committee (DTC), in conjunction with the Pediatric Advisory Committee (PAC), has recently approved a formulary restriction on codeine which limits the use of codeine-containing products to adults (patients over the age of eighteen), within all AHS facilities.
The Safe Surgery Checklist is a communication safety tool and part of Alberta Health Services’ commitment to improving patient safety and providing quality care.
This manual is intended solely for use by Registered Nurses (RN) working in the Edmonton, Calgary and Fort McMurray Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) clinics in Alberta, with approval and supervision by the designated physician for each of these clinics. This manual replaces all previously printed materials and treatment regimens and is current as of the publication date.