visiting nurse


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visiting nurse

n.
A registered nurse employed by a public health agency or hospital to promote community health and especially to visit and administer treatment to sick people in their homes.

visiting nurse

n
1. (Medicine) (in the US) a registered nurse employed by a community, hospital, etc, to visit and nurse the sick in their homes or to promote public health
2. (Professions) (in the US) a registered nurse employed by a community, hospital, etc, to visit and nurse the sick in their homes or to promote public health

vis′iting nurse′


n.
a registered nurse employed by a social service agency to give medical care to the sick in their homes or to implement other public health programs.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.visiting nurse - a nurse who is paid to visit the sick in their homesvisiting nurse - a nurse who is paid to visit the sick in their homes
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
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Frank Pallone Jr., D-6th District, announced on Thursday that the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey Community Health Center in Asbury Park would receive a grant of$1,583,709.
Aging services company Parker Foundation Inc Thursday reported the grant of USD2.5 in aid of Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNA) in support of its Advanced Care Institute (ACI) to develop and support new or improved programming in addressing the ageing population.
Tabula Rasa HealthCare announced its subsidiary, Mediture, is expanding services in a new market for TRHC with the Visiting Nurse Services of New York, or VNSNY, managed long-term care, or MLTC, plan in New York City.
Along with this growth came two practice changes at London Health Science Centre (LHSC) that caused increased demand on home visiting nurse support: (1) The implementation of twice-weekly, at-home pre-training flushes to maintain catheter patency; and (2) the LHSC urgent-start PD program that allows patients to start automated PD (with deferral of manual PD training) within three weeks of catheter insertion (Alkatheeri, Blake, Gray, & Jain, 2016).
(NASDAQ: AMED) has closed on the acquisition of US-based nonprofit organisation the Visiting Nurse Association of Long Island (VNALI), the company said.
She worked at Worcester County Hospital in West Boylston, then at UMASS Memorial Medical Center, University Campus in Worcester, then at various nursing homes in the area and then worked as a VNA visiting nurse. Her interests were painting, gardening, family gatherings, swimming, children and animals.
Visiting nurse personal service, $8,832.44, L&l, 15-2-00050-7,1/14/15
Nurses working in public health in Georgia during the first three decades of the 20th century were sparsely scattered in visiting nurse organizations, fledgling city departments and assorted philanthropic organizations.
The University of Vermont College of Nursing & Health Sciences in partnership with Fletcher Allen Health Care and the Visiting Nurse Association's End-of-Life-Care Program is offering a one-year, full-time Palliative Care advanced practice nursing fellowship.
Visiting Nurse Health Care System, Inc., the sublandlord, which occupied both the 10th and 11th floors, will sublease the space on the 11th floor to the NETS and consolidate its offices and occupy the 10th floor.
The nurses of the Henry Street Settlement (also known as the Visiting Nurse Service), stressed the importance of preventative care by active case finding, and by addressing infection control, disease transmission, and personal hygiene.
Over the last 10 years, the nonprofit Visiting Nurse Service of New York, which serves 30,000 patients a day, has developed sophisticated ways of providing relevant and timely data to its clinicians.

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