- Words: 958
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Health - Nursing
- Paper #: 26432786
There is a need for the nurse to be proficient and efficient in her work, because ED's are experiencing an increasing number of patient visits, and there are normally more patient's waiting to be seen than is appropriate for the size of the facility's ED (GAO, 2008).
If we compare the patient flow and the speed with which the ED nurse must work in order to accomplish her responsibilities and