Staffing Needs


1. Review Learning Exercise 17.4 – Calculating Staffing Needs (located in Chapter 17 of the textbook)

2. Calculate the staffing needs for the day shift and answer the following questions:

a. You have on duty one RN and one LPN working 8 hour shifts and a ward clerk for 4 hours.  Are you understaffed or overstaffed?

b. If you had the same number of patients but the acuity levels were the following, would your staffing needs be the same?

2. Two patients in category I acuity level

2. Three patients in category II acuity level

2. Two patients in category III acuity level

2. Zero patients in category IV acuity level

· Your paper should be:

. One (1) page

. Typed according to APA style for margins, formatting and spacing standards

. Would need an Abstract. Good reference page format, citation and APT format

. After submission, a rating of 0-15% similarity will be considered acceptable. Over 15% will not be considered acceptable.

NOTE:  Wikipedia is not a source to be used in any of the generated work; using it will result in a “zero” for the assignment.

. I need that you FOLLOW THE APA TEMPLE that I am going to attach with the assignment.

I need that you sent me also the plagiarism report.