NUCB 4318 Western Governors University Leadership and Management Essay
Assume the role of the Charge Nurse on a traditional medical-surgical floor. The unit can hold up to thirty patients. Acuity on the floor varies, but this is not a step-down unit. Given sixteen patient descriptions and five tasks, make patient assignments to the unlicensed assistant personnel (UAP), licensed vocational nurse (LVN), registered nurse (RN), or Charge Nurse. Rank your patients (those you assigned to the Charge Nurse) in order of priority for assessment/intervention.