Essential Components of Leadership
Identifies goals/ objectives
Functions of a Manager
Characteristics of Managers
Hold formal position of authority and power
Work toward shared goals of equality, efficiency and excellence
a nurse manager does not participate, but delegates the staff scheduling to the nurses on the unit.
a nurse manager allows staff nurses to participate in trial use of new IV pumps and contribute input when choosing a new product
A nurse manager makes a decision for the staff to wears blue scrubs without consulting the staff nurses.
A nurse manager allows the staff to choose which holiday they would prefer to take off before completing the work schedule
A nurse has been caring for an infant with sepsis the nurse knows the parent should not?
Wear a mask when handling the child
Typically sepsis is not contagious and a mask is not necessary .
a 42 year old client is halfway through his chemo and radiation therapy for his nasopharyngeal cancer follow up which of the labs will the nurse expect to draw for this patient
Albumin and total serum protien
What side effects should be monitored when taking pyrazanamide
a nurse manager instructs staff members to work out the problem between themselves when a conflict arises between two nurses
The RN cannot delegate
tasks that require nursing judgement (including care with unstable clients)
Rights of delegation
right direction and communication
right supervision and evaluation