Chapters 10, 18 in Cherry, B. & Jacob, S.R. (2018). Contemporary nursing: Issues, trends, and management (8th ed.). Elsevier.
Chapter 20 in Yoder-Wise, P.S. (2018). Leading and managing in nursing (7th ed.). Elsevier.
Cost management is a significant part of managing a clinical unit. As a nursing student, propose two strategies where cost can be contained on a unit that is consistently over their allowed budget. Basic patient care supplies such as linen, wound care supplies, and overtime cost are ongoing discussions at the staff meetings.