primary nurse

primary nurse

a nurse who is responsible for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing care of one or more clients 24 hours a day for the duration of the hospital stay. See also primary nursing.
References in periodicals archive ?
Hauser held previous positions on ONA's Continuing Education Approver Council while working as a primary nurse planner for Promedica prior to his joining ONA.
In this simulation study, students who were randomized to the primary nurse role were informed of the study and, after volunteering to participate, signed consent and wore Google Glass with the video camera recording.
2) Weakening trust: Impenetrable information; overwhelming volume of information may cause anxiety and diffidence; a shortage of resources--there are not necessarily the resources to organise primary nurse or adequate amount of PE.
If you work in one of these organizations, please contact your organization's primary nurse planner to see about how you can be involved on a planning committee.
The role clarity emphasized in the model enhanced the awareness and expectations of being a primary nurse and professional development, which increased job satisfaction, autonomy, empowerment and confidence in the care they provided.
He does get on reasonably well with his primary nurse but, by and large, his view of the hospital is critical, is paranoid, in terms of feeling that there are conspiracies and efforts being made by staff to undermine him.
Accepting the award was Arleen Smith, Harrington's director of preventive health; Nancy Johndrow, administrative assistant for the TB Clinic; and Debra Vescera, the TB Clinic's primary nurse.
Adams's primary nurse, struggled to accept these decisions.
Maggie came to Children's in October of 1980 where she began on as a Primary Nurse I.
In this model, patients have a primary nurse who is responsible for the patient's total nursing care throughout the patient's stay including the coordination of care.
Primary nurse documentation followed in phase two, and finally, order entry along with physician and nurse practitioner documentation followed in phase three.

Full browser ?