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Changing Nurse-to-Patient Ratios: Major Stakeholders

Nurse-to-patient ratios need to be changed. If you were about to enter into the change process, who would be the major stakeholders in that change and why?

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The nurses are the major stakeholders in the change because they have an emotional interest and they are doing the work. Any change that involves the nurses must include the nurses in the decision making process. The nursing needs of the patients need to be assessed by the nurses doing the care. Decisions about skill mix should be agreed on by the nurses and management. ...

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A discussion is presented about nurse-to-patient ratios.