RNSG 2221 Staffing Issues Answer
Scenario: You are the manager of a 30-bed step-down surgical unit. Your patient population consists of all acuity patients who have had general surgery. Your unit includes RN’s both with bachelor’s and associate degrees, 3 PCA’s, and one EKG tech. Utilizing the Four Key Points for Staffing (Box 13.2 pg;220), which model will you use to staff your unit and what is the rationale for the model you will use? Provide supporting evidence.
Models for Staffing: pgs; 218-221.
1. Patient Acuity
2. Budget Based Staffing
3. Nurse to patient Ratio
After submitting your response, please reply to 2 classmates’ responses, adding insight and whether you agree or disagree with the model they chose. RNSG 2221 Staffing Issues Answer