NRS451VN GCU Nurse Staffing Ratio Effective Approaches In Management

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In this assignment, you will be writing a 1,000-1,250-word essay describing the differing approaches of nursing leaders and managers to issues in practice. To complete this assignment, do the following:

  1. Select an issue from the following list: nursing shortage and nurse turn-over, nurse staffing ratios, unit closures and restructuring, use of contract employees (i.e., registry and travel nurses), continuous quality improvement and patient satisfaction, and magnet designation.
  2. Compare and contrast how you would expect nursing leaders and managers to approach your selected issue. Support your rationale by using the theories, principles, skills, and roles of the leader versus manager described in your readings.
  3. Identify the approach that best fits your personal and professional philosophy of nursing and explain why the approach is suited to your personal leadership style.
  4. Identify a possible funding source that addresses your issue. Consider looking at federal, state, and local organizations. For example: There are many grants available through the CDC, HRSA, etc.
  5. Use at least two references other than your text and those provided in the course.

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Nurse Staffing Ratio
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Effective Approaches in Leadership and Management: Nursing Staff Ratios
Nurse staffing ratios have been the topic of discussion within our hospitals as well as
legislative level. With the dissatisfaction of nurses and a continuous increase in shortages of
nurses, it is difficult to believe in the near future that this problem has a resolution. There is
understaffing and overworking of nurses, who lack support from a staffing standpoint together
with individual wellness view. It is unrealistic for an individual to expect these nurses to
continue working under these adverse conditions and fail to become physically and emotionally
burnt out. If a nurse lacks enough support, it is inconsiderable to expect them to offer efficient,
safe, and continuous patient care. It is necessary for the nurse to maintain their physical and
mental well-being. This paper discusses nursing staff ratios issue that has been increasing within
the nursing profession and what nursing managers and leaders together with federal or
organization support have been executed to find a resolution.
How nursing leaders and managers would approach the selected issue
For several decades, nurse-to-patient ratios issue has been a concerning debate in
hospitals. According to Nurse Staffing Ratios (2013), high rate of nurse staffing reduces the
morbidity of the patient, reduces acquired hospital complications, diminishes errors in
medication administration, and reduces general patients’ costs, which continues to be a probl...

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