Many researchers have tried to find out if this shortage of nurses in hospitals and health centers affects the quality of patient care. It is said that nurse staffing has a lot of impact in hospitals and…
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stantial environment, information and communication systems, cooperation and support services are also factors that affect the amount of time used by nurses thus affecting the value of the care of patients.
This research project was carried out to clarify the factors that influence the current nursing shortage together with possible solutions to curb the shortage. It tries to reveal the influence of social factors and the government policy to the problem of nurse shortages in hospitals and other health centers. The effects of arguments both in agreement and in disagreement with policy intervention on the overall provision of nursing services were scrutinized. It was found out that increase in the number of nurses available would not solve the problem if there is no policy intervention to put the financial value on the quality of care provided by nurses.
The strength of this study is that it explored and revealed that nursing care requires the government’s supervision since it is in conjunction with the aim of saving life. The project further examined factors that influence nursing supply and demand which include legislation passage, educational assistance and the setting up of minimum staffing needs and quality standards for repayment.
The major weakness of this project is that it does not point out educational factors that influence the shortage of nurses since researchers have found out that not many people want to be in the nursing profession and would rather study other carriers. Nurses have been observed to be overworked thus pushing young people away from the dreams of being future nurses.
This project is highly applicable to nursing practice as it is seen that weighty considerations that should be factored out in policy creation include compensation for quality care, the employment efforts of other nurses and the multifaceted nature of the nursing profession.
This project reviews the shortage of nurses and implies strategies that have to be
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Assessing a hospital’s performance management system will highlight the need for optimal internal evaluation and assessment systems. These are integral in ensuring high levels of employee and patient satisfaction and loyalty. The paper will examine existing motivating programs and the ensuing strengths and weaknesses.
The particular study is quite important because of the following fact: it highlights the value of healthcare providers, including nurses and medical staff of other duties, by increasing the number of nurses working on HIV-treatment programs a state can increase its effectiveness in controlling the expansion of HIV across the local population.
Quality improvement policies and activities evolve as a result of need/concern in specific areas of patient care. These quality improvement needs can only be addressed by nurses who are directly involved in patient care. Nursing administrators should have excellent quality improvement skills as they significantly influence care and efficiency.
The article initially discusses in general the nursing theory presented by Dorothea Orem. This nursing theory presented by Orem also known as the Orem Model of Nursing, is a widely used theory in the field
ager of float pool nurses in Abbott Northwestern Hospital; and Philippe Gaillard, a research associate at the University of Minnesota’s Office of Clinical and Translational Science, study the differences in patients’ assignment of float pool nurses against scheduled unit