Effective Nursing Management Case Study

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Why is the Key to effective nursing management lie in asking the right question? I believe it is because knowing why you are doing what you’re doing makes you more knowledgeable, insightful and creative. This is why nurse managers are so valuable on their units to the hospital, they are the ones that hold the communication line between staff and administration. Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is a general medical and surgical hospital that has been located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for over ninety years. It is a private Catholic hospital that serves as a teaching facility to surrounding students in the area. In addition they employee nine hundred physicians, three hundred staff members and treat over 25,000 patients a year. There Rosa Franklin has over thirty six years of experience working. She is currently the nurse manager on Cardiology 1. In this report I will be sharing with you the five managerial functions of a nursing manager in a hospital setting. This includes influencing, planning, organizing, staffing and controlling. In influencing the principles of organizational ethics define how you should…show more content…
Helpful tips used include making a schedule for your day first thing in the morning. This will help you see how much you have to get done in a certain time frame. Try to block out any unnecessary distractions like talking in the hallways or popups on the computer. Schedule extra time for interruptions, in case of emergency situations or meeting. Use a “do not disturb sign” when you have to get last minute work complete and prioritize. For example separating urgent and unurgent items with important or not important items. Protecting patient privacy through the use of personal social media and abiding to the guidelines of HIPAA -the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act are taking into serious

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