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A span of control tool for clinical managers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16372789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
During the second half of the 1990s, healthcare in Canada experienced significant downsizing and reform. One of the consequences of these reorganizations has been a reduction in the number of clinical managers and a significant increase in their span of control, to the point that often their abilities to fulfil their role as clinical managers are hindered (Altaffer 1998; Counsell et al. 2001; Pabst 1993). The first-line manager plays a critical role in the delivery of healthcare, in particular, within nursing services. Therefore, providing support for the professional practice of clinical managers should become a priority.
Robin Morash; Janet Brintnell; Ginette Lemire Rodger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Validation Studies    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nursing leadership (Toronto, Ont.)     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1910-622X     ISO Abbreviation:  Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont)     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-12-23     Completed Date:  2006-02-09     Revised Date:  2008-04-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101470760     Medline TA:  Nurs Leadersh (Tor Ont)     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-93     Citation Subset:  N    
Geriatric Assessment Unit and Day Hospital, The Ottawa Hospital, ON.
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MeSH Terms
Attitude of Health Personnel
Clinical Competence
Data Collection / methods*,  standards
Decision Making, Organizational
Focus Groups
Guidelines as Topic
Health Facility Merger / organization & administration
Internal-External Control
Job Description
Models, Nursing
Nurse Administrators / organization & administration*,  psychology
Nurse's Role*
Nursing Administration Research / methods*,  standards
Nursing Methodology Research
Nursing, Supervisory / organization & administration
Organizational Innovation
Personnel Downsizing / organization & administration
Personnel Staffing and Scheduling / organization & administration
Professional Autonomy*
Social Support

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