Everything Nurse Managers Need to Know About Staffing Plans

Feb 01, 2019

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02.01.19 – Brexi

Charge nurses working in the progressive care unit (PCU) at San Diego’s Sharp Memorial Hospital voiced concerns that shifts were consistently understaffed. In an effort to address the problem, four unit nurses participated in AACN’s Clinical Scene Investigator (CSI) Academy. During the program, the nurses were given the chance to redesign their staffing matrix to make it more balanced and teamwork-focused, ultimately resulting in a marked reduction in patient falls and staff injuries.

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