nurse navigator

nurse navigator

a registered nurse who coordinates, advocates and assists patients to cope successfully with the complexity of a specific hospital, physician's office, hospital service, or hospital area.
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Laurent Tarrant, RN, Well Beyond Care's Chief Operations Office states, "One of the things that our company offers is a nurse navigator to help family members who are trying to find care for their mothers or fathers, but who might live over 100 miles away.
The nurse navigator provides information and support to patients and their families in order to help them understand their choices and to assist them in making the right decision, one that will best fit their lifestyle and be less disruptive to their everyday life.
Additionally, this study did not analyze clinical nurse navigator position announcements that required primary care responsibilities or clinical credentialing.
Harold Freeman (2013) is credited with the development of the oncology nurse navigator model of care, which includes guidance by nurses from the point of diagnosis through to the end of life.
2013: Certified as nurse navigator on breast health, EduCare Charleston, North Carolina
Colleen is the Women's Service Oncology Nurse Navigator at the Pagosa Springs Medical Center.
The QNU also welcomed other state government initiatives to fund up to 4000 new nurse graduates over four years and create 400 Nurse Navigator positions.
nurse navigator for an internal medicine physician practice at BSMG, says it can prove to be a vital form of communication between the two parties.
For example, Levine suggests every newly diagnosed patient should have a nurse navigator to coordinate care and advocate on her behalf.
Its Nurse Navigator program uses a telemedicine-based platform to help clinical staff communicate with patients and coordinate care among multiple specialists and providers.
RENO, Nev-Renown Institute for Heart & Vascular Health announces the region's first and only heart nurse navigator offering heart patients an experienced registered nurse dedicated to be an ongoing resource for them.
Each location offers the latest diagnostic technology, expert treatment for benign and malignant breast diseases, the opportunity to participate in clinical trials and a breast nurse navigator who is available to educate, guide and support women through their journey from diagnosis and treatment to recovery.

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