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assessment

An informal examination by experts of systems, programming, operations and security to improve efficiency and effectiveness using industry best practices. See audit and continuous process improvement.

assessment

A tax, charge, or levy on property:
1. as a means of computing real estate tax;
2. to pay for specific services or improvements.
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Satisfactory demonstration of the comprehensive neurological nursing assessment
In charting the nursing assessment, these findings should be drawn to the attention to the attending clinician.
To provide local access to equitable, prompt, consistent and high quality complex nursing assessment beds during 2014/15.
Improved nursing assessments and better rapport with local GPs has meant residents are now sent to Middlemore Hospital for treatment only when absolutely necessary.
Detailed documentation demonstrates adherence to policies and procedures, your nursing assessment and interventions, and what patient education was provided.
so here it is in their own words: We, the district nurses, are part of a dedicated team of professionals who undertake complex nursing assessment, provide exceptional palliative care and undertake chronic disease management, yet the public's perception of our service provision varies considerably.
Using a combination of local classroom sites (with participants split into teams) and online instruction, the teams focused on issues relevant to nursing assessment, health promotion, and review of current standards, continuing the movement of translating evidence into practice.
Alterations in Movement: Nursing Assessment and Implications" (Konikow, 1985) in JNN's February 1985 issue demonstrates that perhaps nowhere have changes in drug therapy become more apparent than in the movement disorders field.
Recalling a partial definition of Nursing Informatics as the integration of clinical nursing skills and technological expertise, I began with an occupational health nursing assessment and a systems analysis.
Zimmerman, PhD, the University of Wisconsin investigator who authored the recently adopted OBRA survey "quality indicators," offered a couple of striking observations in a speech to the American Association of Nursing Assessment Coordinators (AANAC), the fast-growing organization of nurses specializing in PPS reimbursement.
The eight key clinical relevant points were contained in poster presentation #29 entitled, "First National Survey of Patient -Controlled Analgesia Practices: Results and Implications for Standards, Nursing Assessment and Patient Safety".

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