Module 05 Assignment – Scheduling and Staffing

Module 05 Content

  1. Scheduling and Staffing
    Competency
    Collaborate in healthcare delivery systems settings for improved patient outcomes.
    Scenario
    You are making a staffing assignment knowing that you are short-staffed. You have five registered nurses (RNs), two licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and two nursing assistants. Those nine employees need to provide a 12-hour shift of services to 30 clients with a high acuity required to a ratio of nurse to client at 1:3.
    Client acuity level

    • Six acuity level 1
    • Eight acuity level 2
    • Nine acuity level 3
    • Seven acuity level 4
    • You will use the acuity-based staffing model to develop the staffing assignment based on the needs of the clients. You will use the created template.

      NUR2832_Staffing

      Instructions
      As you create this assignment, include the following in an email to your manager to justify your short-staffing plan:

    • Complete the staffing assignment based on the acuity level.
    • Defend how you would direct the staff to their assigned roles for this shift and provide a rationale for the staffing assignment.
    • Describe how you would communicate with each level of care provider to assure the best outcomes possible.
    • Address how you would ensure client equity in the delivery of services.
    • Provide stated ideas with professional language and attribution for credible sources with correct APA citation, spelling, and grammar.
    • Resources
      For assistance completing this assignment, review the article titled Patient Acuity Model.
      Submit your completed assignment by following the directions linked below. Please check the 

 

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