(Their logical mind tells them that a “nice guy” is good for them, yet they are NOT attracted to them.
They are attracted to “bad-boys” – and they don’t even know why most of the time).
DON’T establish nurse staffing standards based on factors such as variability in the number of admissions, discharges, or transfers for a unit.
These types of factors are vague, can be manipulated by the hospital, and diverge from minimum staffing standards based on numerical RN-to-patient ratios.
I won’t go into deep detail right now, you can check out other articles on our site for more in-depth knowledge.
DON’T allow averaging of the number of patients and the total number of RNs on the unit during any one shift, nor over any period of time.
Hospitals will always try to find ways to undermine RN-to-patient ratios in order to save money.