Nurse Staffing Ratios: 2nd Quarter

 

Reporting Period: April - June 2019
Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
ICU - SalemMedical - Surgical13101 : 1.4

 

Current standard for ratio reporting

  • The current standard for RN-to-Patient ratio for high acuity patients is 1:1.
  • For patients determined to be at a lower acuity, the recommended ratio is 1:2.
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    Reporting Period: April - June 2018
    Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
    ICU - SalemMedical - Surgical15101 : 1.5
    ICU - UnionMedical - Surgical331 : 1.2


       

     

    Current standard for ratio reporting

  • The current standard for RN-to-Patient ratio for high acuity patients is 1:1.
  • For patients determined to be at a lower acuity, the recommended ratio is 1:2.

    Previous year

    Reporting Period: April - June 2017
    Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
    ICU - SalemMedical - Surgical1391 : 1.4
    ICU - UnionMedical - Surgical531 : 1.8


       

     

    • The current standard for RN-to-Patient ratio for high acuity patients is 1:1.
    • For patients determined to be at a lower acuity, the recommended ratio is 1:2.




    Previous year


    Reporting Period: April - June 2016
    Name of ICUType of ICUAverage Daily Patient CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse CensusAverage Daily Staff Nurse-to-Patient Ratio
    ICU - SalemMedical - Surgical14.210.11 : 1.39
    W1X - UnionMedical - Surgical5.23.21 : 1.60
    CSU - SalemCoronary Care Unit4.32.71 : 1.58


    • The current standard for RN-to-Patient ratio for high acuity patients is 1:1.
    • For patients determined to be at a lower acuity, the recommended ratio is 1:2.