In this discussion, emphasis is on how well you manage time. As a leader and even a nurse, you have limited time to get a great deal done. Awareness of how you spend your time and finding strategies to improve on it, will not only help you be efficient and effective but will also help in balancing your work and your life.
Complete Learning Exercise 9.9 in your textbook.
After reading the “Plan Your Day”, in your post
- Assign a priority to each of the 13 items with 1 being the most important and 5 being the least important.
- Decide when you will deal with each item, being careful not to use more time than you have open on your calendar.
- If the problem is to be handled immediately, explain how you will do this (e.g., delegated, phone call).
- Explain the rationale for your decisions.