Conceptual Framework In Nursing Administration

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INTRODUCTION A conceptual framework is a group of concepts that are broadly defined and systematically organized to provide a focus, a rationale, and a tool for the integration and interpretation of information (Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 2009). Conceptual framework controls how things happen physically and do this in a way that is easy to remember and apply. CONCEPT 1: THE ROLES OF A NURSE AS AN ADMINISTRATOR IN NURSING This concept is taken from Block 2, Module 1 which is entitled as ‘Introduction to Administration’. Nursing Administration is a broad term that encompasses nursing professionals who are knowledgeable of leadership practices as they relate to the Nursing profession. The nursing administration is made up of people with executive or official positions who are responsible for making policies and playing supervisory roles. The official titles include Nurse Manager, Nurse Administrator, Nursing supervisor, Director of Nursing, Vice president of Nursing, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). A nurse administrator is a nurse who has acquired some certifications and he/she is fit for the role of administration. The certifications include; Registered nursing certificate, Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in administration. A nurse administrator is mainly responsible for the management of nurses or nursing staff in a health care setting. Nurse administrators can work in different settings apart from hospitals. The other settings include; Nursing
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