Experiences of Nursing Administrators for Managing Nursing Care Delivery of Patients with COVID-19
Keywords:Experiences of managing nursing care, patients with COVID-19, nursing administrators
The purpose of this study is to describe the experiences of nursing administrators in managing nursing care for COVID-19 patients. Qualitative research was applied to use in this study. Study informants were 25 nursing administrators involving with managing nursing care for COVID-19 patients, during January 2021-December 2022. Data were collected by in-depth interviews, taping, observation and field recording. All data were transcribed verbatim and analyzed by using Colaizzi’s method
The findings of exploring the experiences of nursing administrators for managing nursing care delivery to patients with COVID-19 consist of 6 themes including 1) Selecting appropriate location and re-structuring the nursing unit 2) Recruiting nursing staff to take care of patients 3) Preparing for nursing staff and procuring preventive equipment 4) Saving and asking donation for insufficient supply 5) Pulling staff from other units to overcome staff shortage and 6) Creating strong cooperation among staff to achieve COVID-19
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