The Best Use of a Nurse’s Time

For any individual not in a healthcare-related industry, one might think that the most of a nurse’s time is spent directly with patients or reviewing information about patients. And to some extent, studies have shown that the highest percentage of time – but not a majority – is spent with direct interaction with patients. However, over the past 10 years, studies indicate that over 50% of a nurse’s time is spent in “other activities” not involving direct care of patients.What are these “other