- Training Needs of the Infection Control Nurse. Yarbrough, Mary G. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Nov78 Part 2, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p815
Discusses the three areas of critical research and training needs of the professional nurse in the role of infection control nurse in the United States. Importance of working relation between the infection control nurse and the physician; Background on the concept of team nursing;...
- Protection in the home. Stephens, Hannah // Nursing Standard;8/18/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 49, p26
Presents steps taken by a staff nurse to improve infection control practices at her nursing home. Need for good hand washing facilities; Educating and training of staff about infection control; Training on catheterization.
- Is it all just in our hands? RODERICK, ALISON // Australian Nursing Journal;May2013, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p51
In this article the author reflects on research which she conducted to investigate nurses' infection control practices in an intensive care unit and offers her opinions on the infection control strategies that she saw nurses using.
- Documentary gave 'misleading' picture. // Nursing Standard;2/16/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 23, p6
Reports on the Undercover Angels, a program for nurses at Royal United Hospital in Bath, England. Purpose of the program to highlight trained nurses; Discussion of poor infection control practices; Criticisms on the nursing practice at hospital wards.
- Warning: Telemetry is a Second User. Curtin, Leah; Simpson, Roy L. // Health Management Technology;Jul2001, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p48
Examines the impact of placing medical telemetry in direct conflict with higher powered licensed users in the very high frequency television and private land mobile radio service bands. Factors that have made it difficult for telemetry; Implications of the growth of telemetry for nursing...
- HOW CNA EMPOWERS RNS TO PRITECT PATIENTS. // California Nurse;Oct2002, Vol. 98 Issue 7, p14
Focuses on the role of the California Nurses Association in protecting patient's welfare. Passage of the precedent-setting legislation; Provision of community campaign to improve telemetry staffing; Protection of nursing practice.
- Shaping a Unit's Culture Through Effective Nurse-Led Quality Improvement. Shafer, Lucretia; Gillaspie Aziz, Marisa // MEDSURG Nursing;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p229
The article focuses on effective nurse-led quality improvement at Saint Francis Hospital 28-bed medical telemetry unit in Federal Way, West Virginia through participation in the Transforming Care at the Bedside (TCAB) initiative. It states that the unit at the hospital showed improved metrics...
- Cleaning up. // Nursing Standard;6/29/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 42, p67
Reports on the importance of reducing hospital-acquired infection by improving infection control procedures for nurses in Great Britain. Aid of hand hygiene practices to control such infection; Role of hand washing in good hygiene practices; Use of rubber gloves in contact with clinical waste...
- Infection control. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Jul98, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p88
Presents a consumer guide on infection control for nursing homes in the United States.
- 12 (at least) incredibly simple tips on how you can control infection. Fisher, Patricia C. // RN;Nov78, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p57
Gives advice on the role of nurses on infection control. Assessment of the susceptibility of patients to infections; Transmission of communicable diseases from patients to nurses; Responsibility of the primary nurse to manage the infected or potentially infected patients on the nursing unit.