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What is Acute Care?
Acute Care Services at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital provides care for patients suffering from acute conditions such as heart-attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. They also care for pre-and post-operative patients, and may perform advanced, invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Mission/Philosophy of Acute Care Services
It is the nursing philosophy that the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital’s Acute Care Services exists to improve health everyday by providing individualized patient and family centered care in an environment that promotes excellence in nursing practice and care.

We believe excellence is demonstrated through proactive, autonomous and principle-centered nursing practice.

We believe nursing in Acute Care Services is designed to empower patients, families and staff to make decisions about their care.

We believe nursing is the most influential element in ensuring safe and effective care of patients and their families.

By promoting nursing excellence, we strive to be the healthcare provider of choice for medical and surgical nursing in the diverse communities we serve.

We value the people who work in Acute Care Services and their contributions to patient care, the quality of services provided, and the principles of safety, service and integrity, and we value the opportunity to serve our community.
 
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