Apply evidence-based management strategies and best practices for resourcing health care services.
Identify the disciplines and skill mix needed for appropriate staffing.
Estimate staffing requirements by discipline and staffing ratios (evidence-based).
Develop a sample staffing schedule.
How will you staff to meet corporate diversity goals or the needs of diverse patients?
Explain how delegation, collaboration, negotiation will affect staffing plan.
How does a union contract affect the staffing plan or schedule?
Examine the Nurse Practice Act for your state.
How does the Nurse Practice Act affect your staffing plan?
Apply legal and professional standards for resourcing outpatient services.
Align your staffing plan to best practices, the Nurse Practice Act for your state, scope of practice, and the Joint Commission standards for outpatients.
Describe management and accountability tools and procedures used to manage health delivery services and patient outcomes.
How will you know if staffing is cost-effective?
How will you know if staffing mix or schedule impacts patient outcomes?
Written communication: Written communication should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: Resources and in-text citations should be formatted according to current APA style and formatting.
Length: The plan should be 3–4 pages in content length, double-spaced.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
Number of resources: Support your plan with a minimum of three peer-reviewed resources, in addition to professional standards.