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UCPUser Control Panel
UCPUnited Cerebral Palsy
UCPUncoupling Protein
UCPUniversidade Católica Portuguesa
UCPUnited Conservative Party (Alberta, Canada)
UCPUniversité de Cergy-Pontoise (Cergy-Pontoise, France)
UCPUniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (international rules)
UCPUnified Certification Program
UCPUniversity of Chicago Press
UCPUniversal Call Processor
UCPUnified Codec Pack
UCPUnified Cluster Portfolio
UCPUnified Control Plane
UCPUser Control Point
UCPUnified Command Post
UCPUnified Command Plan
UCPUnregulated Care Provider (Canada)
UCPUniversity of Central Punjab (Lahore, Pakistan)
UCPUniversity of California Press
UCPUnion Carbide Productions (Swedish rock band)
UCPUniversal Camouflage Pattern (US Army uniform type)
UCPUniversal Computer Protocol
UCPUnited Cattle Products (UK)
UCPUnidade Central de Processamento
UCPUse Case Point
UCPUniversal Carrier Printing
UCPUnit Control Position
UCPUpper Core Plate
UCPUnified Compliance Project
UCPUnicode Character Property (computing)
UCPUpper Control Panel (vehicles)
UCPUnified Content Protection
UCPUnion of Congolese Patriots
UCPUnited Citizens Party (also seen as UC)
UCPUnit Control Panel
UCPUltimateCarPage.com (website)
UCPUniversal Consolidating Platform
UCPUniversal Communications Processor
UCPUniversal Control Point
UCPUniform Customs and Practise
UCPUniversal Copier/Printer
UCPUnited Chemical Products Ltd (Russia)
UCPUnital, Completely Positive (linear mapping)
UCPUltra-Clean Processing
UCPUnique Communications Proposition
UCPUnidad Campesina del Petén (Peten Farmers' Unit, Guatemala)
UCPUtilization Control Panel
UCPUnit Credit Plan
UCPUIR Change Proposal
UCPUniversal Connection Pool (Oracle)
UCPUrethane Coated Plywood
UCPUpstream Connectivity Pointer
UCPUnit Combat Power
UCPUnidades de Carbón de Piedra (Spanish)
UCPUtility Computing Provider
UCPUtility Communications Panel
UCPUnder-ground Car Park
UCPUtility Computer Program
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Yet, it is possible that the exclusion of RNs from in-depth and ongoing involvement in the development of unregulated care provider roles has contributed to and propagated the problems noted with delegation.
The practice guideline on Working with Unregulated Care Provider outlines the responsibilities and accountabilities of registered nurses in relation to assigning or delegating tasks to unregulated care providers (UCPs).
The majority of direct care in nursing homes is delivered by unregulated care providers such as RAs.
The per diem amount was not sufficient to allow for the hiring of regulated health professionals, and the unregulated care providers, who were mandated to have First Aid and CPR, as well as Food Handling Safety certificates, were not to take responsibility for medical management.
RNs are responsible for directing nursing care, thus they assess the patient care needs and assign the care of patients to other RNs, licensed practical nurses (LPNs) or to unregulated care providers (UCPs).
WHEREAS in February 2016, the Department of Social Development announced publicly that the existing composition of the nursing staff in New Brunswick nursing homes will be modified from the current 20/40/40 (20% RNs, 40% LPNs, 40% unregulated care providers) to 15/15/70 or 15/20/65 based on 2.89 hours of care/resident/day;
Documentation can be completed by a variety of care providers, i.e., RNs, LPNs or unregulated care providers, depending on the circumstances.
Student nurses in NB are not regulated and when employed as part of the health care team, they are unregulated care providers. As is the case for all other unregulated care providers, the employer is responsible to define their job description.
* Practice Guideline: Working with Unregulated Care Providers
For more information about working with UCPs, see NANB's new document Practice Guideline: Working with Unregulated Care Providers (2009) at www.nanb.nb.ca
AT THE OCTOBER 2009 NANB Board of Directors meeting, two (2) new practice guidelines: Working with Unregulated Care Providers and Infection Prevention and Control were approved.