Lippincott Procedures

 Always Current. Always Evidence-Based. 

Your step-by-step, evidence-based guide to over 1700 procedures in various specialty settings.

Lippincott Procedures is your online source for instant, evidence-based procedure guidance at the point of care. With over 1,700 procedures and skills from a wide variety of nursing specialties including allied health, it combines the most trusted clinical content with powerful online workflow functionality that will enable your clinical staff to save time, standardize care and deliver improved patient outcomes.

Reduces errors by standardizing patient care

Increases time spent delivering direct patient care

Empowers clinicians with knowledge and confidence to make informed clinical decisions

Maintains compliance with current national guidelines

Proven to improve patient outcomes

Promotes effective inter-collaborative professional practice

Learn What Lippincott Procedures Can Do For You

Product benefits as follows:

  • Improve patient outcomes, reduce errors, and promote consistent standardized care across your organization
  • Promote effective and consistent communication related to patient safety and quality care
  • Empower your nurses and clinicians with the knowledge and confidence to make clinical decisions and facilitate delivery of care in unfamiliar settings or situations
  • Maintain compliance with current national guidelines and alignment with Joint Commission standards and Magnet Recognition Program components
  • Increase the amount of time devoted to delivering direct patient care
  • Eliminate time wasted on unreliable Internet searches or tracking down protocols


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Lippincott Procedures is created by clinicians for clinicians. Every procedure in Lippincott Procedures has been written and validated by a practicing clinical expert in the field and is formulated on the most recent, evidence-based standards of patient care.

The product is updated as needed to reflect changes in current clinical guidelines and standards. All procedures are reviewed for updates at least annually on a rolling basis.

Each procedure is reviewed for:

  • Current content including adherence to the most current standards and guidelines set by The Joint Commission,  Intravenous Nursing Society, American Heart Association, American Blood Bank, American Associate of Critical-Care Nurses, and other leading nursing and healthcare organizations
  • Current references within 3 to 5 years except for legacy references. Reference review also includes appropriateness of the references to the content
  • Current images and photos
  • Relevance, timeliness and completeness of the procedures

Yes, all evidence-based references are rated according to Melnyk’s Rating System for the Hierarchy of Evidence.

Lippincott Procedures is a web-based tool and can be accessed via the Internet from within your organization via IP authentication, Athens authentication, or referral access. There is no log-on required to view procedures, so nurses and clinicians quickly get to the information they need.

“We love having Lippincott when it comes to Joint Commission and CMS visits. When CMS recently had a question about a policy of ours, we told them that ‘we use Lippincott’. They immediately replied, ‘Great, then we know it’s definitely up to date.”

Tara Baker, RN, BSN
Clinical Educator, Meritus Medical Center
Hagerstown, Maryland

Sample References

Sample of Standards, Guidelines, Protocols, and Position Statements referenced in Lippincott Procedures.

  • Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Standards
  • Accreditation Association for Hospitals and Health Systems.
  • Agency for HealthCare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing Resources
  • American Academy of Family Physicians Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Guidelines
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Guidelines
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on the Fetus and Newborn statement
  • AABB Standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services
  • American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • American Association for Long Term Care Nursing
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Standards and Practice alerts
  • American College of Cardiology (ACC) Guidelines & Quality Standards
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists

Want to know how Lippincott Procedures can improve patient care and outcomes?

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