Utilizing registered nurses for phone triage lines during flu pandemics: Legal opportunities and barriers
Learning Areas:Program planning
Protection of the public in relation to communicable diseases including prevention or control
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Explain the influence of local laws on the ability of Registered Nurses to provide triage care via the telephone during a pandemic. Demonstrate how laws may be used and/or adapted to enhance action in emergency situations.
Keyword(s): Public Health Policy
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Any relevant financial relationships? No
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