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A Guide to Time Management in Healthcare

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Time management involves consciously planning and organising how you are going to allocate your time between activities. When used effectively, time management is a useful skill - especially for healthcare professionals - that allows you to get more done in less time, even under time pressure.

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Time management involves consciously planning and organising how you are going to allocate your time between activities. When used effectively, time management is a useful skill that allows you to get more done in less time, even under time pressure. For healthcare professionals, who have tasks constantly competing for their attention and need to juggle a variety of stressors on a daily basis, time management is particularly essential.

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Lynda is a registered nurse with three years experience on a busy surgical floor in a city hospital. She graduated with an Associates degree in Nursing from Mercyhurst College Northeast in 2007 and lives in Erie, Pennsylvania in the United States. In her work, she took care of patients post operatively from open heart surgery, immediately post-operatively from gastric bypass, gastric banding surgery and post abdominal surgery. She also dealt with patient populations that experienced active chest pain, congestive heart failure, end stage renal disease, uncontrolled diabetes and a variety of other chronic, mental and surgical conditions.
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Kudakwashe Shambamuto
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Helped me a lot
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Daneille Holmes
24 Feb 2022
A valuable resource
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Bian Asiao
28 May 2022
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informative article on how to improve time management skills.
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Laurel Salmon
01 Mar 2022
Always good to review time management. We often end up taking things for granted. Stress is important always to defuse. Better patient outcomes if a Nurse is feeling “Better” themselves:)
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Christian Pomponio
28 May 2022
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well written and informative
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Tracey Edwards
01 Mar 2022
A helpful article for someone like me returning to nursing after a long absence.
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