Time Management in Nursing – Hour of need

Nayak, Shalini G (2018) Time Management in Nursing – Hour of need. International Journal of Caring Sciences, 11 (3). pp. 1997-2000. ISSN 17915201

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Abstract

Time is free and priceless, it is not we have it but it is how we make use of it. Nursing is profession in which nurses need to work under pressurized working conditions many at times. Time management is about how one manages self. One cannot manage the time; one can only manage how he/she can use it Organizing and prioritizing the patient care activities is of prime importance for providing quality care and to maintain the personal and professional balance. Nursing students need to cultivate the skills of effective time management along with other life skills for the ease of transition to a graduate nurse. Time management is not only setting and achieving the goals but also accomplishing in minimum possible time. Good time management techniques and skills are essential for functioning more effectively and to focus on results. Good time management benefits in several ways including greater productivity, less stress, improved efficiency, more opportunities for professional advancement and greater opportunities to achieve career and life goals. Nursing is a profession requiring the skills in performing different tasks during the course of day for coping with time limitations and pressure. Understanding the importance of time management and skills in gaining it is very essential.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Time management; nursing students; nursing
Subjects: Nursing > MCON Manipal > Medical Surgical
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2019 04:56
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2019 04:56
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/152951

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