Departmental Policy Abbreviations

Please use these abbreviations and chapter numbers when creating 
or revising your departmental policies

Department Name

Abbreviation

Hospital Policy Chapters

Admitting

AD

01 Administration

Blood Bank

BB

03 Infection Control

Children's Hospital

CH

04 Building & Equipment

Clinical Engineering

CE

05 Medical Records/Pt Info

Clinical Lab

CL

06 Medico-Legal

Clinical Neurophysiology CN 07 Finance
Critical Care CC 08 Patient Care

Diagnostic Radiology

DR

10  Safety & Security

Dialysis DI 11  Special Services

Eastern State Hospital

ESH

12  Disaster Plans

Emergency Transport

ET

02 Admitting

Emergency

ED

12  Disaster Plans

Environmental Services

ES

 

Food Services

FS

 
Gamma Knife        

GN

 
Gill Cath Lab

GC

 
Gill Echo Lab

GE

 
Gill Heart Institute

GH

 
Good Samaritan Hospital's Sleep Center

SLP

 

Hospital Accounting

AC

 

Hospital Policies

HP

 

Hyberbaric Medicine

HM

 

Infection Control

IC

 

Information Management

IS

 

Ky Clinic

KC

 

Ky Clinic Lab

KG

 

Ky Clinic North

KN

 

Managed Care

MG

 

Markey Cancer Center Nursing MC  

Marketing

MK

 

Materials Management

MM

 

Medical Records

MR

 
Medical Staff Affairs / Credentials CR  

Nursing / General

NU

 

Nursing / Care & Comfort

NC

 

Nursing / Medications

ND

 

Nursing / Elimination

NE

 

Nursing / IV Therapy

NI

 

Nursing / Monitoring

NM

 

Nursing / Nutrition

NN

 

Nursing / Pain

NP

 

Nursing / Cardiac / Resp

NR

 

Nursing / Sensory Impair

NS

 

Nursing / Specimen Coll

NL

 

Nutrition

CL

 

Obstetrics

OB

 

Pastoral Care

PC

 

Pathology

PY

 

Patient Accounts

PA

 

Patient Education

PE

 

Patient Experience PX 09  Personnel

Patient & Family Svcs

PF

 

Pediatrics

PD

 
Performance Improvement/Pt Safety PI  

Perioperative Services

OR

 

Pharmacy

PH

 

Physical Plant Division

PP

 

Psychiatry

PS

 
Pulmonary Function PL  

Radiation Medicine

RD

 

Rehabilitation Service

RS

 

Respiratory Care

RC

 

Safety

SA

 

Staff Education

SE

 

Surgery Center (Gill)

SC

 

Speech Therapy

ST

 

Transplant Services

TP

 

Trauma Service

TR

 
University Health Services HS  

Volunteers

VS

 

Please send comments and questions to Raaj Talauliker, Manager of UK HealthCare Policies
Last Modified: Thursday, October 03, 2013
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