Nursing term paper on:
Organizational Change in St. Vincent's ICU

Number of Pages 20

Summary of the nursing paper:

A 20 page paper assessing change in a large hospital to allow it to achieve and maintain a one-to-one nurse-patient ratio in its ICU at all times. Kurt Lewin's change theory was used as a framework, and the hospital added three agency nurses to work in more general-care areas of the hospital to free additional hospital-employed nurses for permanent assignment only to the ICU. Assessment includes attention to costs, patient outcome and nurses' morale. Bibliography lists 23 sources.

Name of the Nursing Paper File: CC6_KSnursICUratChg.rtf

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