The nurse attending role: An innovative nursing role for improving communication, collaboration, and patient satisfaction on medical units

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The Nurse Attending role helped to close the gap in communication between physicians and clinical nurses, and improved education of novice nurses and other learners on the team. The ability of the Nurse Attending to round at the bedside together with the Attending Physician and physician group created a positive environment for the entire team, including patients and families.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)153-156 and 144
JournalMEDSURG Nursing
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 2019


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Medical–Surgical

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