1. Routine- routine basis, will tell you how often to give
2. PRN- as needed, usually symptom related.
3. Stat- immediately, single order. ER=verbal, Floor=written
4. Now (or one time)- 1 hr to do it & chart from time written, single order, less urgent than STAT
5. Standing- routine per agency and what doctors approve, preprinted orders written for specific populations