Importance Of Planning In Nursing

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Concept -2 “Importance of planning” This concept is taken from “ ORGANIZATION,PLANNING & STAFFING” module no.6- entitled as ‘introduction to planning’.
Planning is the process of deciding in advance what should be done, why, how, when, where and by whom it will be done. It provides framework for the organization 's objectives, encourage the economical use of resources.( manpower resources, equipment and supplies). Helps in shaping the future, builds confidence and motivate personnel,and to facilitate control . Planning is a continuous process.It should be pervasive within the entire organization.It utilizes all available resources..Planning helps an organization chart a course for the achievement of its goals. 2.1 Personal Context:
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[1] ICU nurse apply their specialized knowledge base to care for and maintain the life support of critically ill patients who are often on the verge of deathr. [2] A more specific list of jobs done by these nurses include, “assessing a patient’s condition and planning and implementing patient care plans, treating wounds and providing advanced life support, assisting physicians in performing procedures, observing and recording patient vital signs, ensuring that ventilators,monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly, administering intravenous fluids and medications, ordering diagnostic tests, collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team, responding to lifethreatening situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment, acting as patient advocate, and…show more content…
2.4 Current research: In January, 2007, Clinical Center Nursing at the National Institutes of Health launched a fouryear strategic plan to lead an international effort to define the specialty practice of clinical research nursing. Our goal is to take this definition to the level of detail and consensus required to create a certification process for nurses practicing in clinical research. This initiative is called Clinical Research Nursing 2010 , or CRN 2010 . Nurses use research to provide evidence-based care that promotes quality health outcomes for individuals, families, communities and health care systems. Nurses also use research to shape health policy in direct care, within an organization, and at the local, state and federal levels. Nurses conduct research, use research in practice, and teach about research. ANA supports nursing research with a variety of resources such as the Research

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