Nebraska Biocontainment Unit Design and Operations

Patricia A. Lenaghan, Michelle Schwedhelm

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Planning and design of a unique biocontainment unit specifically for care of patients with rare and highly infectious diseases presented an opportunity for nurse leaders to engage staff in crucial groundbreaking decisions. The Magnet® philosophy and framework were used to structure committees with key stakeholders and staff to ensure best and safe practices. Members of the biocontainment unit are engaged in active research and outreach training.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)298-301
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Nursing Administration
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 11 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management

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