Ventura County Medical Center 

Clinical Practice Guidelines


Clinical Practice Guidelines Disclaimer
  • The contents of these clinical practice guidelines are to be used as a guide.
  • Healthcare professionals should use sound clinical judgment and individualize patient care.
  • The CPG is not meant to be a replacement for training, experience, CME or studying the latest literature and drug information. 

Anticoagulation Management Around Epidural/Intrathecal/Lumbar Puncture

VCMC Guideline for the Reversal of Warfarin Associated Bleed
Cervical Spine Trauma Clinical Practice Guideline
Clozapine - Prescribing and Monitoring
Creatinine Assay Restandardization
Factor VII Protocol
Fentanyl Patch Protocol
Fever in the Pediatric Cancer Patient
Fever in the Pediatric Cancer Patient - Diagram
Guidelines for the Diagnosis of Diabetes in Pregnancy

Hyperbilirubinemia, Neonatal
Hypertonic Saline
Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy
Management of 2nd Stage of Labor
Management of Group B Streptococcus in Neonates
Management of the Potential Organ Donor
Massive Transfusion Clinical Practice Guideline
Metabolic Monitoring of Patients Receiving Antipsychotic Medications
MRSA: Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, Management of
Neonates exposed to Illicit Drugs During Pregnancy
Pediatric Patients in Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management of
Post Total Thyroidectomy Hypocalcemia Protocol
Preoperative Medical Clearance Guidelines
Preterm Rupture of Membranes (PPROM) Guidelines

Preventing DVT/PE in Hospitalized (Surgical & Medical) Patients Prophylactic Anticoagulation
Preventive Guidelines
Pulmonary Embolism
Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis in the Inpatient Setting/Sucralfate Administration
Stroke: Acute Ischemic Non-Hemorrhagic IV - REVISED
Suicide Assessment
Surgical Prophylaxis
Thoracolumbar Spine Trauma Clinical Practice Guideline

Tracheostomy Change

Tracheostomy Management
Use of Profilnine SD - Massive Transfusion Protocol - NEW
Use of Tranexamic Acid - Massive Transfusion Protocol - NEW
Ventilator Sedation and Analgesia

VTE Prophylaxis in Orthopedic Patients


Health Care Agency
2323 Knoll Drive
Ventura, CA 93003
Ambulatory Care-Medical Clinics
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
Behavioral Health
1911 Williams Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
Public Health
2240 E. Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA 93036
Santa Paula Hospital
825 N. Tenth Street
Santa Paula, CA 93061
Ventura County Medical Center
3291 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
HCA Human Resources
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
Ventura County Health Care Plan
2220 E. Gonzales Road
Suite 210 B

Oxnard, CA 93036