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On a Nursing Hours Per Patient day ward, ask for a spot check.
Most hospitals can easily report the average number of productive nursing hours per patient day ("hours per patient day" or HPPD), because they keep data on nursing hours and patient days.
The following measures will be added: skill mix, nursing hours per patient day, voluntary turnover, patient fall prevalence rate, patient falls with injury, the Practice Environment Scale, registered nurse education, and registered nurse certification.
The new staffing formula being pushed by Western NSW LHD would, on average, guarantee just over half the nursing hours per patient day (NHPPD) being sought by the NSWNMA.
Nursing-sensitive indicators, such as those found in ANA's National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI)[R], administered by the University of Kansas School of Nursing, offer measures of the nursing workforce through nursing hours per patient day, processes of care and patient outcomes.
A rigid approach to defining programs based strictly on absolute nursing hours per patient day fails to consider the interplay of these variables, can cause over-investment in payroll, and create programs which are not responsive to the market.
These measures include the nursing hours per patient day, staff mix, RN education and certification, RN job satisfaction and nurse turnover.
Kerry Rodgers: "If you would look at clause 53 of our award, the ratios and the Nursing Hours Per Patient Day can be expressed as an equivalent.