Artificial Nails

  1. How many of you work in hospitals that have banned artificial nails?

    If so, will you answer a few questions?

    Who enforces the policy?

    1. Department Manager
    2. DON
    3. Infection Control Practitioner
    4. Administration

    How is the policy enforced?

    1. Suspension until nails removed.
    2. Termination if nails not removed.
    3. Ignoring the issue.

    Is the ban in force house wide or just in certain clinical areas?

    1. House wide
    2. All clinical departments
    3. Just special care units (OR, OB, ICU, CCU, NICU)
    4. Just nursing units

    Did any nurses quit because of it?

    1. Yes
    2. No
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    About sparrow

    Joined: Jul '99; Posts: 58; Likes: 8
    Director Infection Control, RN, CIC