A nurse approaches her nurse manager to advocate for the hiring of more nurses to reduce the nurse-to-patient ratio. What rationale should the nurse emphasize?

Quality of care and patient outcomes


•Quality of care and improved patient outcomes should be the center of any institutional change or policy change.

•Although reducing the nurse-to-patient ratio would increase recruitment, reduce stress, and boost morale, quality of patient care should come first.

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