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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae
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What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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Eventually, she was made charge nurse, and again, developed the therapeutic community style within the unit.
* If you were asked to give advice about making nurse-patient assignments to a new charge nurse (or the person who makes your assignments), what advice would you give?
However, the Acting DC suspended the charge nurse and ordered an inquiry against her.
A charge nurse is the person who is willing to work, has 5 years of experience in emergency services, and possesses all the certificates that emergency nurses are obliged to have; moreover, they are selected by the supervisor and emergency nurses, works in shifts, and is the head of the nurses.
7.30pm Senior Staff Charge Nurse Denzil Findley visits each department to follow up any problems that may have arisen that now must be handled by the new team.
L/R Paul Robinson health care assistant and Charge nurse Malcolm Sansom caption in here please and thanks on Calendar front
The charge nurse, a frontline management position, has the responsibility for intra-shift decisions, which directly impact the nurse-patient ratio, the competency of the nurse providing care to any individual patient, and workload environment.
Nurse LeBlanc consulted both her charge nurse and a respiratory therapist about the patient's condition.
In applying this theory to the charge nurse, we focus on the demands of the role and on nurses' resources such as competencies, knowledge, clinical experience, and social support.
Alison, a charge nurse at Ninewells Hospital, contacted me and said: "I have now had as much as I can take.
If the DON is successful, then the charge nurse will take charge.
During his career with South West Yorkshire Mental Health Trust, he was a charge nurse on wards for the elderly and rehabilitation wards.