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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If the activity is being planned to meet NMNA AAU and ANCC criteria for awarding continuing nursing professional development hours, a designated nurse planner must be involved throughout the process from planning through post-activity evaluation.
With a 37-year career at NHS Ayrshire and Arran, her career has included roles as a nurse, midwife, health visitor and latterly as a designated nurse and nurse consultant for Child Protection.
Formerly Designated Nurse Safeguarding National Safeguarding Team.
Lindy ended her career working as the Designated Nurse for Safeguarding in Rochdale and now leads a very busy life caravanning, gardening and looking after her grandchildren.
The CSO has a designated nurse manager, orientation coordinator, and a centrally based education nurse specialist working in this team.
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.
Linda designated Nurse Maria Rose, R.N., P.L.N.C., as her "expert witness to the standard of care." Linda did not designate Nurse Rose as an expert witness on the issue of causation, nor did she designate any other person as such.
A designated Nurse Leader provides development for the 250 organizations in this association.
"Where the cause of such an attack cannot be satisfactory diagnosed or explained, as was the case here, then hospital staff should have considered abuse as a possible issue, and at the very minimum, should have discussed the case with the designated nurse or doctor for safeguarding children.
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).
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