Pandemic An epidemic that spreads over a wide area, crossing borders and defined as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and/or by the competent local authorities of the country where the loss occurred. Quarantine Isolation of the person, in the event of suspected illness or proven illness, decided by a competent local authority, in order to avoid a risk of spreading said illness in the context of an epidemic or pandemic.
Preceptor A preceptor is an experienced nurse proficient in clinical teaching who is specifically assigned by the Employer the responsibility for planning, organizing and evaluating the new skill development of a nurse, nursing technician, nursing assistant or licensed practical nurse enrolled in a defined program, the parameters of which have been set forth in writing. The preceptor is responsible for the specific, criteria-based, goal-directed education and training of a nurse assigned a preceptor for a specific training period. Nursing management will determine the need for preceptor assignments. The preceptee may be assigned to a precepting team where there is a planned approach for the joint sharing of preceptor responsibilities over a specific training period. There shall be no duplication of preceptor pay for the same hours. The Employer will provide preceptor training. It is understood that staff nurses in the ordinary course of their general professional nursing responsibilities will be expected to participate in the orientation process of new nurses. These orientation responsibilities will include such things as providing informational assistance, support and guidance to new nurses. Nurses assigned preceptor responsibilities will have these additional responsibilities considered in their direct patient care assignments.
Synchronous Generation The Interconnection Customer shall design its Small Generating Facility to maintain a composite power delivery at continuous rated power output at the Point of Interconnection at a power factor within the range of 0.95 leading to 0.95 lagging, unless the NYISO or the Transmission Owner in whose Transmission District the Small Generating Facility interconnects has established different requirements that apply to all similarly situated generators in the New York Control Area or Transmission District (as applicable) on a comparable basis, in accordance with Good Utility Practice.