Nursing Protocols. The development of comprehensive nursing protocols is basic to a nursing quality control program. Most nursing tasks are carried out at the initiative of the nurses rather than in direct response to a physician order.What is a nursing protocol?
Nurse Protocol means a written document mutually agreed upon and signed by a nurse and a licensed physician, by which the physician delegates to that nurse the authority to perform certain medical acts pursuant to subsection (b) of O.C.G.A. § 43-34-23 These acts shall include, without being limited to, the administering and ordering of any drug.What is protocol in healthcare?
In a healthcare setting, a protocol, also called a medical guideline, is a set of instructions which describe a process to be followed to investigate a particular set of findings in a patient or the method which should be followed to control a certain disease.