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 A hospice nurse has been feeling very stressed at work, both because of the physical strain and because of the  emotional drain of working with AIDS clients. She tries to walk to miles three times a week and to talk regularly with her  husband about her work-related feelings. One reasonable stress management strategy would be to:   ~ Start taking yoga  lessons.   A key advantage a nurse manager has in terms of delegating is that:   ~ Team skills can be used more effectively. A local nurse is responsible for developing a new service. ..  ~ Politics of commonalities A nurse employed in an emergence department is assigned to triage. ..  ~ A client with chest pain who states that he just  ate pizza A nurse is interviewing for a manager position. ..  ~ Touring the unit As a nurse manager you observe a staff nurse who over the past few weeks has become withdrawn and has had several  absences due to minor ailments. Your best action would be to:   ~ Ask the nurse to meet with you for a few minutes before  she leaves for the day.   As a nurse manager, the one activity you should not overlook is. ..  ~ Reviewing vacation requests. As a nursing manager it is important to become a “future thinker”.  ~ Moving towards evidence-based practices Based on the Pew Commission Report. ..  ~ More intense because of more technology Due to the restructuring of the organization, the authority of the manager diminished. ..  ~ Disturbance handler and  negotiator During employment interview for the manager’s position in a home health agency the applicant asks questions about the 
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2010 for the course NURS 2300 taught by Professor Various during the Spring '10 term at Mid-America.

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