The Case of the Misguided Supervisors
Recently, when a
union sought to organize the nurses at a California hospital, the
called charge nurses, didn’t understand their proper role in the
process. While the
union was distributing cards for the nurses to indicate their
desire for a representation election, several ofthe charge nurses participated in the
union’s meetings and decided they wanted to join. Some ofthese
charge nurses also encouraged nurses who reported to them to
union as well.
One month before the
hospital discovered that charge nurses had supported the union
even though their
positions in the
organization qualified them as supervisors. The charge
nurses stopped advocating for the union, and some even encouraged
nonsupervisory nurses to vote against representation. The
election went ahead, and the union won representation.
The hospital challenged the election because ofthe pro-union activity by the
nurses. However, the
NLRB and the
court both upheld the
would an organization care whether its supervisors speak in favor of or
against union representation?
hospital in this example have prepared its supervisors so they would
proper role during the
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Effective April 30 Affect Most Private-Sector Employers,” Mondaq Business
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Nursing research question: write an essay of 1200 on prophylactic oral care to prevent ventilator associated pneumonia. Helpful links
Select either the qualitative or quantitative study method for this assignment. The study method should connect to the practice problem of interest identified in Topic 1. This could be one of the previously selected articles from your literature review or a new peer-reviewed article.
In an essay of 1000-1,250 words, summarize the study, explain the ways in which the findings might be used in nursing practice, and address any ethical considerations associated with the conduct of the study.
Refer to the resource “Research Summary and Ethical Considerations Guidelines” for suggested headings for your paper.
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Journal of Nursing, 24- 26 Retrieved June 25, 2015
Cutler, L. R., & Sluman, P. (2014). Reducing ventilator associated pneumonia in adult
patients through high standards of oral care: A historical control study. Intensive &
Critical Care Nursing, 30(2), 61-68. doi:10.1016/j.iccn.2013.08.005 CINAHL
Complete, Ipswich, MA. Accessed June 25, 2015
Dale, C., Angus, J. E., Sinuff, T., & Mykhalovskiy, E. (2013). Mouth care for orally
intubated patients: A critical ethnographic review of the nursing literature. Intensive
& Critical Care Nursing, 29(5), 266-274. doi:10.1016/j.iccn.2012.09.003 Retrieved
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El-Rabbany, M., Zaghlol, N., Bhandari, M., & Azarpazhooh, A. (2015). Prophylactic oral
health procedures to prevent hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia:
A systematic review. International Journal Of Nursing
Personal and area monitoring are discussed in Chapter 3. Define each type of sampling technique, give an example, and discuss how the data collected for each is used. Be sure to include information regarding extraction sampling and direct-reading methods as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
How would you handle a conflict with a co-worker?/What is your philosophy of nursing? What nurse theorist is your philosophy based upon? How does this theory speak to you?/ What type of supervisor do you work best with, and why/If you could design your ideal job, what would it be?/ What resources will you need in order to perform your job competently?
the case study these things to be involved writer has to answer following 5 questions and first 2 question has to has 2 different references and rest of three question needs one reference ;
Identify what information is being requested
•Provide an example of an acceptable response and an example of a poor response
•Why do you think this question is being asked?
•Compare and contrast your two responses.
•Identify what your reactions would be if you were conducting the interview.
1. How would you handle a conflict with a co-worker?
2.What is your philosophy of nursing? What nurse theorist is your philosophy based upon? How does this theory speak to you?
3. What type of supervisor do you work best with, and why
4.If you could design your ideal job, what would it be?
5. What resources will you need in order to perform your job competently?