functional nursing

functional nursing

an organizational mode for assigning nursing personnel that is task- and activity-oriented, using auxiliary health workers trained in a variety of skills. Each person is assigned specific functions performed for all patients in a given unit, and all report to the head nurse.
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Ensure a stable, fully functional nursing peer review committee (NPRC) and chair are in place
In the literature the following four MoC were discussed; functional nursing or task nursing, allocated nursing or patient allocation, team nursing and primary nursing.
Functional nursing became obvious after World War II when nursing levels were critically low and the nursing workload had to be re-organised to cope with demand (Tiedman & Lookinland, 2004).
Functional nursing de-skills nurses who have been educated to function in a professional manner.
Location in the South, a high percentage of nonwhite county residents, a high percentage of patients with Medicaid or Medicare as payer, a higher patient acuity, and use of team or functional nursing care delivery consistently predicted hospitals reporting shortages both when there was a widespread shortage and when there was no widespread shortage.
The focus of nursing has changed from one of functional nursing, to primary, and now to the team approach.
Organizational structure variables focused on measures of staffing patterns expected to affect the quality and quantity of care provided by nurses, including measures of the availability of nursing staff (for example, staff mix, daily staffing levels, nurse/patient ratios) and nursing assignment patterns (for example, functional nursing, team nursing, primary or modular nursing).
These enclosed porches added very little square footage, but obtaining new usable floor space at exactly the right spot resolved circulation problems and allowed for a new, more functional nursing core.
We are excited to bring this highly functional nursing package to nurses everywhere at an attractive price.
Organizational structure variables focus on measures of staffing patterns expected to affect the quality and quantity of care provided by nurses, including measures of the availability of nursing staff (for example, staff mix, daily staffing levels, nurse/patient ratios) and nursing assignment patterns (for example, functional nursing, team nursing, primary or modular nursing) (Fuqua & Stevens, 1988; Girotti, Garrick, Tierney, Chesnick, & Brown, 1987; Heinemann, Lengacher, VanCott, Mabe, & Swymer, 1996; Petryshen & Stevens, 1995; Roseman & Booker, 1995; Sandhu, Kerouac, & Duquette, 1992).
Although functional nursing delegates tasks and ensures that everything gets done, it does not promote teamwork.
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