Write a 3-4 pages Word document paper that explains the following topic:
- Identify a patient care problem with an impact on budget as a financial management issue in your workplace.
- Search a minimum of two peer-reviewed articles that discuss the issue you have identified.
- Provide a summary of the reviewed articles, make a short critical analysis of the information
- Provide a short analysis of the role of the nurse in relationship to this problem as described in the literature.
- Explain how the literature helps to provide insight into the problem you have identified and how this information can be used in a practice setting.
Possible problems with an impact on budget:
- Departments not working weekends -Saturdays and Sundays (Echo Lab, Radiology, OR) unless an emergency, which lengthen patient’s hospital stay
- Increment of excessiveextra time or overtime by nurses (related to lack of time management skills)
- Delays in MD consultations which lengthen patient’s hospital stay (lack of communication bt nurses and doctors)