Tampa, FL 33612 TEL: 813-932-1710 FAX: 813-762-1325 Frequent communication with patient resulting to better compliance Decrease ER visits, unscheduled Physician office visit, and re-hospitalization 8. Extended Care Facilities - provide longer period of care to patient e.g. Nursing Homes Types of Nursing Homes Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) –24 hours care provided under supervision of Registered Nurse Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) –24 hours care provided by nursing assistants under supervision of an LPN/LVN 9.Community Health Services –health care provided to certain community e.g. Neighborhood Small Town Rural County 10. Healthcare in School and Industry Provide healthcare services to students particularly with disabilities in the school setting and/or employees in an industrial setting Assist in providing care to ill patients and/or emergency Provide preventive care such as health teaching, administering immunizations and medicationsTHE HEALTH CARE TEAM AS PROVIDERS Nurse Practitioner–A Nurse with additional training in a specialized area such as family practice, maternity, cardio-thoracic or mental health Registered Nurse–provide direct and indirect nursing care, supervision and leadership in a wide variety of healthcare settings. License Practical Nurse–provide care in long term care and acute care facilities. Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician Certified Nurse Assistant- –provide basic nursing care of clients in a long term care facility Nurse Practitioner –A Nurse with additional training in a specialized area such as family practice, maternity, cardio-thoracic or mental health Other caregivers include Technologists and technicians. Technologists hold a Baccalaureate degree Technicians hold an associate degree, diploma or certificate Examples of technicians are Patient care techs Certified Nursing Assistants Unit clerks The majority of healthcare workers must be board certified
Page | 102304 E. Busch Blvd. Tampa, FL 33612 TEL: 813-932-1710 FAX: 813-762-1325 Nursing Professional nursing holds a unique place in the American health care system. As members of the largest health care profession, the nation’s 2.9 million nurses work in diverse settings and fields and are frontline providers of health care services. While most nurses work in acute- care settings such as hospitals, nurses’ expertise and skills extend well beyond hospital walls. Working independently and with other health care professionals, nurses promote the health of individuals, families, and communities. Millions of Americans turn to nurses for delivery of primary health care services, health care education. and health advice and counseling. Nurses are critical links in maintaining a cutting edge health care system. Nursing continues to be an indispensable service to the American public
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