What’s Happening with Nurse Staffing? (Free Webinar)
Attend this webinar to hear how to use the revised principles in day-to-day nursing practice and as a guide to inform nurse-driven solutions to attain appropriate nurse staffing.
Safe nurse staffing is a long-standing complex issue affecting both patients and nurses. Patient needs and the care environment change continually requiring flexible nurse-driven solutions to staffing. Given the variability in settings of care or situations, there is not a one-size-fits-all solution to staffing. ANA’s revised Principle’s for Nurse Staffing (3rd edition) serves as a high-level overview of the principles to inform a deeper dive into the elements needed for appropriate staffing. Attend this webinar to hear how to use the revised principles in day-to-day nursing practice and as a guide to inform nurse-driven solutions to attain appropriate nurse staffing.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Identify factors that impact the link between appropriate nurse staffing and better patient outcomes
- Identify appropriate evaluation data for determining staffing levels and skill mix
Melanie Duffy, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, FCNS
Melanie Duffy is a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) with over 30 years of experience. She was a member of ANA’s Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics and the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association’s Cabinet on Nursing Practice and Professional Development. Melanie is the author/co-author of several publications including the 2014 ANA edition of Delegation and YOU and is the primary editor of Clinical Nurse Specialist Toolkit. She is a past president of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) and chaired the NACNS Legislative/Regulatory Committee for several years. Melanie is politically active at the state and national levels. She co-authored legislation that resulted in title protection for Clinical Nurse Specialists in Pennsylvania and co-authored legislation that is seeking to establish a scope of practice for CNSs in the Commonwealth. Melanie participated on the committee that developed ANA’s 2019 Principles for Nurse Staffing, Third Edition.