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How to Program a CADD® Solis Pump

Health care providers use a CADD Solis pump to give medicine into your child’s vein (an infusion.) The medicine helps reduce pain after surgery.

CADD Solis pump continuous first screen

The CADD Solis pump delivers medicine into your child’s vein.

How a CADD Solis pump works

The health care provider inserts a small tube (catheter) under your child’s skin, near the area whey they had surgery. The provider attaches the CADD Solis pump to the catheter. The pump slowly gives pain medicine. The pump comes in a bag, so your child can move around.

How to program the CADD Solis pump

Follow the steps below in order. If you have questions, please ask your child’s nurse.

1. Turn pump on by pressing the power button on the right side of the pump.
2. Press Tasks button.

Programming a CADD Solis pump: select "Reset Reservoir Volume"

2. Press Tasks button.

3. Press select to “Reset Reservoir Volume.”
4. Press Yes.

Programming a CADD Solis pump step 4: press yes

4. Press yes

Programming a CADD Solis pump step 5: view delivery settings

5. Press arrow down button to “View Delivery Settings.”

5. Press arrow down button to “View Delivery Settings.”
6. Press select.

Programming a CADD Solis pump step 7: change to continuous rate

7. If you need to change the “Continuous Rate,” press select.

7. If you need to change the “Continuous Rate,” press select.

Programming a CADD Solis pump step 8: enter code

8. To Enter Code, press select.

8. To Enter Code, press select.
9. Using the arrow buttons, go to ____ and press select.
10. Using the arrow buttons, go to ____ and press select.
11. Now you can use the arrow buttons to go to the new rate.

Programming a CADD Solis pump step 12: press save

12. Press Save.

12. Press Save.

Programming a CADD Solis pump step 13: changing the "Reservoir Volume"

13. If you need to change the “Reservoir Volume,” use the arrow down button to go to the “Reservoir Volume.”

13. If you need to change the “Reservoir Volume,” use the arrow down button to go to the “Reservoir Volume.
14. Press select.

Programming a CADD Solis pump step 15: changing the "Reservoir Volume"

15. Use the arrow button to go to the new “Reservoir Volume.”

15. Use the arrow button to go to the new “Reservoir Volume.”
16. Press Save.
17. Press Stop/Start button.
18. Press Review.
19. Press Accept Value to accept the “Continuous Rate.”
20. Press Accept Value to accept the “KVO Rate” of 0.

Programming a CADD Solis pump step 21: press "Accept Value"

21. Press Accept Value to accept the “Reservoir Vol.”

21. Press Accept Value to accept the “Reservoir Vol.”
22. Press Next.

Programming a CADD Solis pump step 23: press yes

23. Press Yes to start pump.

23. Press Yes to start pump.

Changing the batteries

If a message on the screen says, “Battery low, replace battery,” you need to replace the batteries.

To change the batteries, follow these steps:

  1. Press the stop/start key.
  2. Stop Pump?” displays. Press “Yes.”
  3. Turn the knob on the battery door counter-clockwise and open the battery door.
  4. Remove the 4 used batteries.
  5. Insert 4 new AA batteries following the diagram inside the battery compartment.
  6. Close the battery door, turn the knob on the battery door clockwise to lock.
  7. Press the power switch to turn on the pump.
  8. The screen displays “Do you want to start a new patient?” Press “No.”
  9. Press stop/start key to start the pump.
  10. Start Pump?” displays. Press “Yes.”
  11. If you do not change the batteries while they are low, the alarm will sound and the orange light will no longer flash. Change the batteries as described above.

Questions?

If you have questions about how to program the CADD Solis pump, please call your child’s home infusion nurse. If you are using the St. Jude Home Infusion Service, call 901-595-7464. If you are outside the Memphis area, dial toll-free 1-855-466-3799.

Call 911 right away if your child is having problems breathing or if there is a medical emergency.

Key Points

  • The CADD Solis pump delivers medicine into your child’s vein.
  • Follow the steps to program your child’s pump.


Reviewed: September 2022