The position of the nurse standing inside the nursing unit
1. The nurse station is located in the middle of the nursing unit
This arrangement takes the nurse station as the core, and all the wards are arranged around the nursing unit. It is characterized by the nursing radius of the nursing unit, the medical staff can be very convenient to reach each ward, convenient observation of patients. This arrangement is suitable for strip nurse station plane and is widely used in practical engineering.
2. The nurse station is scattered inside the nursing unit
There are two or more nurse stations in one nursing unit, which are divided into several different nursing groups. The nurse station is closely connected with the ward. This mode has the shortest nursing distance and the highest efficiency. However, as more nursing staff are needed, the management of medical staff is more demanding. This way is common in some large hospitals abroad.
In the form of a nurse station
The nurses’ station itself takes three forms; Open, semi-open and closed. The open type means that the nursing station is not separated from other parts of the nursing unit. Closed is the design of the nurse station in a closed room; The semi-open is somewhere in between.