May be administered IV direct by an approved nurse in the CCTC.
May be administered as 0.5mg IV direct my medical directive by a certified nurse or RRT in Adult Critical Care for symptomatic bradycardia <60 beats/min and at least one sign or symptom (i.e. hypotension, decreased level of consciousness, signs of shock or myocardial ischemia/pain).
A certified nurse or RRT may administer additional doses of 1 mg every 3 minutes to a maximum total dose of 3 mg.
Lynne Kelly, Pharmacist, CCTC
Brenda Morgan, Clinical Nurse Specialist, CCTC Last Update: September 19, 2018