Nursing Units Operations and Management

Contents

  1. Stakeholders’ Perspectives
  2. Introduction to Nursing Units
  3. History of Nursing
  4. Assets
  5. Human Assets
  6. Nurses
  7. Administrators and Technicians
  8. Doctors
  9. Flows
  10. Managing a Nursing Unit
  11. Performance Metrics
  12. Fixed Versus Variable Cost Assets
  13. Metrics For Bottleneck Resources
  14. Metrics Overview
  15. Management Decisions
  16. Long-Range Strategic Planning
  17. Intermediate-Range Scheduling: Allocating Capacity To Demand
  18. Short-Term Scheduling
  19. Key Management Issues in a Nursing Unit
  20. Long-Range Bed and Nurse Capacity Planning
  21. Current Practice: Bed Inventories
  22. Current Practice: Staffing Levels
  23. Principles
  24. Practices
  25. Case: Capacity Planning At Seaberg Hospital
  26. Nurse Scheduling
  27. Problem
  28. Principles
  29. come in for unsched- uled won that day
  30. Nurse Staffing Costs
  31. Patient Placement
  32. The New Patient Placement System
  33. Bob’s Analysis
  34. Flexible Nursing Capacity
  35. A New System
  36. Case: Scheduling The Trauma-Burn Center At Mercalon Hospital
  37. Managing the Understaffing and Overstaffing Costs
  38. A Refined Patient Demand Model
  39. Case: Nurse Shift Auctions At Mercalon
  40. Karina’s Research
  41. Win-Win or Win-Lose?
  42. Karina’s Actions
  43. Managing Handoffs
  44. Problem
  45. Principles
  46. Practices
  47. Case: Improving The Shift-To-Shift Nursing Report Practices On A Medical-Surg
  48. Change Planning
  49. Patient Introduction
  50. Pain Management/Vital signs
  51. Fluid Intake/Output
  52. Skin and Wound Assessment and Care
  53. Glucose Monitoring and Management
  54. Cognitive/Perceptual
  55. Activity/Exercise
  56. Elimination
  57. Nutrition
  58. Fall Risk
  59. Other

 

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