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To ensure that UNC Nephropathology responds appropriately during emergencies, crises, disasters, or disaster drills, this policy has been developed to clarify disaster response and centralize reporting of available personnel.
Proper packaging of diagnostic specimens is required for safe delivery to their desired destinations. In order for specimens to be received in the same condition they were sent, special packaging to prevent breakage, leakage, or loss is required. Specimens requiring rapid delivery will be sent by FedEx.
The UNC Nephropathology Laboratory Safety Plan outlines the steps taken to ensure that laboratory employees and visitors are provided with an environment free from unnecessary hazards. In addition it describes specific staff activities designed to reduce the risk of injury and includes references to specific policies and procedures required by McLendon Clinical Laboratories and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Environment, Health and Safety Office (EHS).
Employee incident reporting is a critical element of UNC Health Care’s Hospital Epidemiology, Occupational Health, and Environmental Health and Safety/Workers’ Compensation Program. The purpose of completing incident reports is to document the nature and cause of the incidents. Monitoring incidents allows steps to be taken to develop methods for reducing and eliminating occupational accidents, illnesses, and exposures.
This document addresses UNC School of Medicine Nephropathology Laboratory general guidelines for waste management and covers laboratory safety rules and procedures for personnel, disposal boxes and sharps containers, and preparation of medical waste for contract incinerator service. This document is intended as a supplement to the McLendon Clinical Laboratories Safety Manual.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Nephropathology Laboratory is committed to ensuring that laboratory employees are provided a safe working environment free from unnecessary hazards. All laboratory employees have a right to know about health hazards present in their work-place in order to make safe, knowledge-able decisions about any personal risks associated with their daily work activities.
The purpose of this Procedure is to provide detailed, step-by-step guidance for UNC Adams School of Dentistry (ASOD) personnel to follow in the event of a potential bloodborne pathogens exposure. For a visual aid, see Attachment C ("Procedure Infographic").
Nursing Faculty who teach in the undergraduate pre-licensure options are required to meet North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) standards. It is the responsibility of faculty to meet these requirements and to maintain appropriate documentation verifying their satisfaction of these rules. These standards can be reviewed at the NCBON website here. At this site, click on 21 NCAC 36.0318 Faculty. The standards are also attached to this document.
The School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNCSON) supports the requests of graduate students from other institutions to practice teach in the undergraduate or graduate programs whenever possible. Priority for placement is given to students enrolled in the UNCSON.
This article provides guidance on how to School of Nursing Faculty Search Committees conduct faculty searches and interviews.
Procedures for Academic Program Planning & Implementation identifies the steps in the School of Nursing program planning and implementation process. The Course Map is a long term plan identifying proposed course offerings by program and semester and serves as a guide for the development of more detailed documents: the Course Schedule, the Course and Clinical Rotation Schedule (CCRS) and the Faculty Responsibility Sheet (FRS).
The School of Nursing is committed to the conduct of research as a core component of its mission. As part of this commitment, the School will facilitate, within identified parameters, the potential participation of School of Nursing students as subjects in research projects of faculty and students in academic units at UNC-CH as well as entities beyond this campus. Participation by students as subjects in a research project is always voluntary.
The OAA Workflow document identifies the steps in the School of Nursing program planning and implementation process. The Course Map is a long-term plan document that identifies proposed course offerings by program and semester and serves as a guide for the development of the Course Schedule. The courses offered each semester are found in the Teaching and Assignment Management System (TAMS) with faculty assignments also documented in TAMS.
This policy is required in order to be consistent with the standards of dental care and the mission of the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry (SOD) to deliver the highest quality care. Failure to comply could have adverse effects on patients. Failure to meet such standards could adversely affect SOD accreditation and would have negative impacts on the SOD's ability to fulfill its mission.
Procedure for addressing swallowed objects during and outside regular hours, including instructions on clinical notes and updated processes.