What does NOC stand for?

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    Regarding shifts, what does NOC stand for?
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    night
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    night (shift)
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    What do the letters stand for?
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    Nocturnal
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    I wonder if this is a regional thing. I never heard of NOC until I started here on allnurses. I mean I know what it means, but the shift being called NOC, never heard it.
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    lol, i always tried to figure out what it meant, until one day when i brilliantly came to the conclusion that noc = nurse on call . wow, i guess we learn something new every day. i am so embarrassed!
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    It refers to nocturnal or night.
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    Quote from bill4745
    What do the letters stand for?
    Truth, justice and the American way.
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    it will depend on the duty roster policy of the institution as has been suggested it may be a Night shift from the (cod) latin Nocte , it may be a general 'on call period' or it may be a Night time on call


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