Protocols are mandated by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners (Chapter 0880-6-.02, Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners Rules and Regulations) and are defined as written guidelines for medical management. (http://state.tn.us/sos/rules/0880/0880-06.pdf)
Additionally, VUMC requires all protocols be formatted in the new protocol format. Please follow the steps listed below:
For practices utilizing authoritative textbooks, web based guidelines or other published materials please use the reference text template.
Submit revised/updated protocol(s), using the attached template, with a cover sheet to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once submitted protocols will follow the endorsement/approval process illustrated below
Protocols are maintained on the CAPNAH Sharepoint Site at:
Please note you must have a vanderbilt vunet id and be granted access to view the CAPNAH Protocols Warehouse. Please contact Kim Drake at email@example.com or by calling 615/322-8917 to request access.