Appropriate Staffing for a Healthy Work Environment Nancy Blake, PhD, RN, CCRN, NEA-BC Children ’ s Hospital Los Angeles. At the conclusion of this presentation the learning will be able to:.
Staffing must ensure an effective match between patient needs and nurse competency
Nurse-Patient Ratios: A Systematic Review on the Effects of Nurse Staffing on Patient, Nurse and Hospital Outcomes 2004Lang, Hodge, Olson, Romano, Kravitz
Mandated Nurse Staffing Ratios in California: A Comparison of Staffing and Nursing-Sensitive Outcomes Pre- and Post-regulation 2007Burnes-Bolton, Aydin, Donaldson, Brown, Sandhu, Fridman, Aronow
“ Staffing PlansProfessional nursing practice occurs in a healthy work environment where patient needs are assessed and matched to nurse competencies. This synergy results in Safe Passage for patients.”John Dixon, 2008