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JOGNN explores critical role of hospital nurse staffing during childbirth

AWHONN SmartBrief | Feb 24, 2015

Our March/April 2015 issue of the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing includes several articles focusing on perinatal nurse staffing to provide guidance for best practices. Read some of the groundbreaking work on perinatal nurse staffing: "Planning and Evaluating Evidence-Based Perinatal Nurse Staffing" describes the many factors that should be considered for planning perinatal staffing based on a review of literature and highlight two frameworks that can help with staffing decisions. "The Role of Health Care Technology in Support of Perinatal Nurse Staffing" describes how electronic systems can support staffing decisions. "Key Findings from the AWHONN Perinatal Staffing Data Collaborative" explains how AWHONN created a collaborative to survey U.S. birthing hospitals about their perinatal staffing patterns. "Predicting Nurse Staffing Needs for a Labor and Birth Unit in a Large-Volume Perinatal Service" describes testing of a nurse staffing model to determine needs for a large-volume labor and birth unit. Blank (02/24)


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