Immune globulins

Informed Consent and Documentation

Informed consent for Immune Globulin administration must be obtained and documented by the midwife. If informed consent is obtained in a facility (i.e. hospital) it should obtained and documented in accordance with facility policies and procedures. If informed consent is obtained in the community, the midwife should documented the process in client’s medical record. The Transfusion Service issuing the product(s) is responsible for reporting final disposition to the BC Provincial Blood Coordinating Office, Central Transfusion Registry. Midwives must provide a record of administration of Immune Globulin(s) to the client’s primary care provider (i.e. family physician or nurse practitioner) upon discharge from care.

Hepatitis B immune globulin