Designated Nurse

Designated Nurse

A community nurse in the UK with expertise in child protection, who is appointed by the Health Authority (HA) to sit on the Area Child Protection Committee (ACPC), and to advise the HA on nursing and health matters relating to child protection.
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The Holidays Act 2003 would be amended to allow other health practitioners to issue medical certificates to employers; the Land Transport Act to take blood and report on fitness to drive and blood alcohol proceedings; the Mental Health Act 1992 to provide primary and ongoing health care; and the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 to allow designated nurse prescribers and nurse practitioners to prescribe, supply and administer controlled drugs.
There will be a designated nurse round-the-clock for Michael.
Then she met her designated nurse, Louise Ferguson.
To do this, ONA must be involved in the planning of the program and work with a designated nurse planner who is a representative of the organization seeking co-provider status and has at a minimum of a BSN.
A designated Nurse Leader provides development for the 250 organizations in this association.
Keep talking among yourselves, talk with your colleagues and managers about how wonderful it would be if your facility became a designated nurse friendly facility.
The CNS also liaises with a designated nurse on each ward and service of the hospital (Link Nurse) to ensure continuity of knowledge and practice at a shop floor level where staff change and experience is often patchy and inconsistent.
MFM has a large referral base for gestational diabetes, with a designated nurse practitioner in charge.
Linda Hubbucks, 42, is a designated nurse for looked after children and young people.
After identification of VISA, additional measures were instituted, including care by a single designated nurse and use of gloves, mask, and gowns for all patient contact (5).
Multidisciplinary ventilator rounds required the participation of tele-ICU intensivists who utilized the two-way cameras and monitors to communicate directly with the bedside respiratory therapist and the designated nurse on staff.
These include a ministerial commitment to designated nurse prescribing for RNs in primary health and specialty teams; introduction of a bill to the House that will enable nurse practitioners (NPs) and some other nurses to do some activities previously restricted to doctors; and guidelines that will enable NPs and RNs to verify death.
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