This study from nurse researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham identifies factors associated with span of control in nursing management, which encompasses the complexities of the nurse manager’s role in acute care settings.
Data from 22 peer-reviewed articles were included in the analysis.
Principal findings include:
“An awareness of span of control can promote sustainable nursing practices by improving workplace conditions, staff satisfaction, and patient care quality,” the authors say. The findings support job design changes and encourage more manageable workloads.Read More >>