Decision Support Tools

Remote Nursing

Remote Nursing Practice includes Sexually Transmitted Infections and Contraceptive Management. RNs who are BCCNM-certified in Remote Nursing practice use the DSTs listed below to diagnose and treat the following diseases and disorders.

  • Eye:  conjunctivitis, corneal abrasion
  • Ear-Nose-Throat:  acute otitis media, ceruminosis, dental abscess, pharyngitis
  • Genitourinary:  lower urinary tract infection
  • Respiratory:  acute bronchitis
  • Skin:  bites, cellulitis, impetigo, localized abscess and furuncle
  • Pain Management:  use of nitrous oxide/oxygen to manage pain