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Infusion therapy in the home care setting: a clinical competency program at work.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23026985     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Infusion therapy is a growing need in the home care setting, and clinicians need to be not only competent with the hands-on skills involved but also able to provide education and troubleshooting to support patients in the home. Improvements in technology, earlier discharge of sicker people, and the expanding range of skills that can be performed in the home have led to the expansion of infusion therapy in this setting. Preparing clinicians to practice infusion therapy based on standards of practice will provide quality outcomes. This article will describe how an infusion therapy clinical competency program was developed and implemented for the home care setting.
Authors:
Denise Martel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Home healthcare nurse     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1539-0713     ISO Abbreviation:  Home Healthc Nurse     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8403379     Medline TA:  Home Healthc Nurse     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  506-14     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Denise Martel, RN, MSN, is a Clinical Education and Development Coordinator, Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, Concord, New Hampshire.
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