{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Developing a Staffing Plan to Meet Inpatient Unit Needs

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide detailed processes for calculating the numbers of FTE positions to staff an inpatient unit.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify five steps that must be considered when developing a successful staffing plan.
  2. Identify the importance of FTE calculations and allocation in preparing a successful staffing plan.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: NM0518
Published: May 2018
Expires: 3/5/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Pamela S. Hunt, MSN, BS, RN, NEA-BC
Specialties: Administration, Management
Topics: Staffing Plans