This answers should be from a nurse manger / supervisor the answers have to reflect an icu i work on with a 17 bed unit wit staffing of 8 to 9 nurses every 12 hr shift.
1. How do scheduling and staffing affect the quality of health services offered to patients?
2. Based on specific diseases, how long should a patient be admitted?
3. How many hours in a day should nurses be attending to patients?
4. How many full-time employees are needed in a health care facility?
5. What cost is to be incurred for non-productive time?
6. How many full-time employees are available in a health care facility?
7. What are the staffing patterns used in a health care facility?
8. How does budgeting affect the inpatients and outpatients?
9. How should a health care facility handle low census?
10. What are the criteria supposbcqed to be used in calculating staff budgets?