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noun antetype, archetype, copy, copy in miniature, design, example, exemplar, exemplum, gauge, guide, ideal, image, imitation, miniature, mold, paradigm, paragon, pattern, plan, precedent, prototype, replica, representation, sample, specimen, standard
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MODEL. A machine made on a small scale to show the manner in which it is to be worked or employed.
     2. The Act of Congress of July 4, 1836, section 6, requires an inventor who is desirous to take out a patent for his invention, to furnish a model of his invention, in all cases which admit of representation by model, of a convenient size to exhibit advantageously its several parts.

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A focus in urology permits the NP to continue to be populationfocused within the care of GU patients and maintain consistency with the APRN model, while still adding the value and discipline of the nursing model.
Contemporary nursing knowledge: Analysis and evaluation of nursing models and theories.
In a thorough search in CINAHL, there were two references to the economic value of a nursing model used as the basis for practice.
Senior nursing leadership at the hospital mandated implementation of a nursing model that differed significantly from our RNPPM.
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Also, the GCC nursing care model will adopt theories and models from the West, including Dr Jean Watson's Human Caring Theory: Ten Caritas Processes and the Crescent Nursing Model of Care by Dr Sandy Lovering and will make them applicable to the region.
Using a nursing model approach, this article will explore my preparation for Nurse Practitioner (NP) registration and my career vision.
A component of the Army Nurse Corps Patient CaringTouch System of Care--the Army Nursing model for standardization of nursing practice--is the establishment of a process for the development, dissemination, implementation, and impact assessment of evidence-based nursing practice across our military medical treatment facilities in our worldwide garrison and deployed settings.
This congruency in philosophy and patient approach between the naturopathic and nursing model is what makes nurses and ND's amazing partners in health management and promotion.
At the University of North Carolina Kidney Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina (UNC-CH), nephrology nurses have created a new nursing model to optimize patient care through improved communication, systematic review of barriers to care, and developing strategies to address these barriers.

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