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staff

 [staf]
1. a wooden rod or rodlike structure.
2. a grooved director used as a guide for the knife in lithotomy.
3. the professional personnel of a health care facility or agency.
staff of Aesculapius see aesculapius.
attending staff the corps of attending physicians and surgeons of a hospital.
consulting staff specialists associated with a hospital and acting in an advisory capacity to the attending staff.
house staff the resident physicians and surgeons of a hospital.
staff mix a term in the nursing minimum data set, defined as the combination of all caregivers participating in nursing care for an individual patient or client.

staff

(staf),
1. A specific group of workers.
2. Synonym(s): director (1)
[A.S. staef]

staff

(staf)
1. a wooden rod or rodlike structure.
2. a grooved director used as a guide for the knife in surgery.
3. the professional personnel of a hospital.

staff of Aesculapius  the rod or staff with entwining snake, symbolic of the god of healing, official insignia of the American Medical Association. See also caduceus.
Staff of Aesculapius.
attending staff  the corps of attending physicians and surgeons of a hospital.
consulting staff  specialists associated with a hospital and acting in an advisory capacity to the attending staff.
house staff  the resident physicians and surgeons of a hospital.

staff

Etymology: AS, staef
1 the people who work toward a common goal and are employed or supervised by someone of higher rank, such as the nurses in a hospital.
2 a designation by which a staff nurse is distinguished from a nurse manager or other nurse.
3 (in nursing education) the nonprofessional employees of the institution, such as librarians, technicians, secretaries, and clerks.
4 (in nursing service administration) the units of the organization that provide service to the line, or administratively defined hierarchy. For example, the personnel office is staff to the chief nurse executive and the nursing service administration.

staff

Medtalk noun A group of physicians and health care professionals in a specific practice setting, or affiliated to a particular hospital or medical school, generally who provide Pt care. See Active staff, Adjunct staff, Consulting staff, Courtesy staff, Emeritus staff, Honorary staff, House staff, Medical staff verb To provide the personnel necessary for a service or operation to function in its intended capacity.

staff

(staf)
1. A specific group of workers.
2. Synonym(s): director (1) .
[A.S. staef]

staff

(staf)
1. A specific group of workers (e.g., reception, dental technicians, dentists).
2. Synonym(s): director (1) .
[A.S. staef]

staff,

staff

1. a wooden rod or rodlike structure.
2. the professional personnel of a hospital.
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However, when it comes to the emotional issue of abuse, all staff must be taught regulatory guidelines, so they can gain a better understanding of the regulatory process and help to minimize procedural errors that maylead to complaints alleging mistreatment and abuse.
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From my experiences as a staff trainer, I often hear specialists complain about burnout.
Rather, it makes a case for reasonable numbers of staff to meet the increased clinical needs of the residents and patients we're already taking on today and will be even more so in the future.
New staff members' burning questions are often perfect opportunities to allow returning staff to dole out sage advice or let their positive camping experiences shine.
Since families of residents with dementia tend to be very knowledgeable about dementia and its effects, staff need to be equally conversant so that the family can feel a sense of confidence about staff's competence to provide care.
Representing views and needs of medical staff (90 percent).
Often overlooked is the role of the nursing staff in assisting with goals established by other disciplines.
to help the medical staff, but the real goal is to assist the medical staff as a whole in caring for patients.