orthopedic nurse

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orthopedic nurse

[-pē′dik]
Etymology: Gk, orthos + pais, child
a nurse whose primary area of interest, competence, and professional practice is the branch of nursing concerned with the prevention and correction of disorders of the locomotor system, including the skeleton, muscles, joints, and related tissues.
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The orthopaedic nursing team at Whangarei Hospital wanted to change this and show how passionate they were about their patient-centred care.
The graduates in Medical and Surgical Nursing Science as well as Orthopaedic Nursing had even more reason to celebrate since they were the first class in many years to complete the course.
ISLAMABAD -- International Orthopaedic Nursing Day is observed on October 30 every year to commemorate the efforts put in by nurses that are specifically trained in orthopaedic nursing.
Anne had many passions, including orthopaedic nursing, horses and all animals in general.
CNA offers 17 nursing specialty certifications: cardiovascular nursing, community health nursing, critical care nursing, emergency nursing, critical care pediatric nursing, gerontology nursing, gastroenterology nursing, hospice palliative care nursing, nephrology nursing, neuroscience nursing, occupational health nursing, oncology nursing, orthopaedic nursing, perinatal nursing, perioperative nursing, psychiatric/mental health nursing, and rehabilitation nursing.
Based on anecdotal evidence and observation, it would seem that orthopaedic nursing staff have long been concerned that patients were not being transfused in a timely manner and this was delaying discharge, some patients being unable to complete their daily rehabilitation programme each day due to low exercise tolerance and fatigue.
Elaine was nominated by The Royal College of Nursing for her work on strengthening and developing international nursing links and her support of the development of a new Orthopaedic Nursing Association in Malta of which she is honorary chairman.
As part of its state-of-the-art orthopaedic program, Beaumont Hospital will be opening a newly constructed orthopaedic unit in September 2004 that includes a specialized orthopaedic nursing unit, 20 high performance operating and procedure rooms and an orthopaedic learning center for interdisciplinary training, simulation and distance learning.
The NAON Core Curriculum for Orthopaedic Nursing has been revised and expanded in a 4th edition; call 800/289-6266 or visit http://orthonurse.
She originally trained in 1970 and gained an Orthopaedic Nursing Certificate.
The bones were easy to remember, orthopaedic nursing could be made logical and you could see the problem on the x-ray.

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