nurse endoscopist

nurse endoscopist

An advanced practice–ie, specialized nurse trained to perform endoscopic examinations–eg, of the lower GI tract. See Advanced practice nurse, Nurse practitioner, Physician extender.
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CHRIS KELLY has been appointed the first nurse endoscopist at Withybush Hospital.
The daughter, in asking if colonoscopies were only performed by doctors, discovered that the hospital had introduced the role of nurse endoscopist and that she provided a service every day.
Cara Barnes - a specialist nurse endoscopist at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust - has helped raise around pounds 56,000 for the charity Scope after skiing 24 peaks in 48 hours in Austria.
The keynote speaker was nurse endoscopist from the Royal Wolverhampton Hospital in the United Kingdom, Sarah Harnden.
Nurse endoscopists, nurse anaesthetists, nurses as equity owners in primary care and refocusing and re-energising the second-tier nursing workforce were some of the ways to sustain the nursing workforce, he said.
We're excited to see the reception and interest from both gastroenterologists and nurse endoscopists in our WavSTAT4 product," said SpectraScience President and CEO, Michael Oliver.
The Australia-based hospitals have received two federal grants, one to raise physiotherapy in the emergency departments at Casey and Dandenong and another to train nurse endoscopists at Dandenong Hospital and Monash Medical Centre.
The number of endoscopies carried out by specialist nurses is set to double by 2007 through service redesign and increasing the number of nurse endoscopists.
Many studies have shown that trained nurse endoscopists can perform flexible sigmoidoscopy as safely and as effectively as physicians.
There are not many opportunities for nurse endoscopists in Australia.
These include the training of nurse endoscopists, which in the long term, would help increase endoscopy capacity across the country.