830. Nurse Station

Definition

A room or area used by nurses or other patient care staff who are supervising or administering health care services.

Description

This is the primary workstation area used by nurses and other patient care staff; these personnel are typically assigned to a specific ward of the facility. Includes ward reception and admissions desks and records or charting work areas. Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2006). Postsecondary Education Facilities