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 CSO has a designated nurse manager, orientation coordinator, and a centrally based education nurse specialist working in this team.
Andrea Rooderkerk, RN, BN, PGDip, is a designated nurse prescriber and clinical nurse manager/ nurse specialist at the Specialist Diabetes & Endocrinology Services, Hawke's Bay District Health Board.
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.
This administrative delegation occurs when the charge nurse or other designated nurse acts on behalf of the nurse manager in an administrative role (Marquis & Huston, 2000; Roussel, Russell, & Swansburg, 2006).
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).
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