use of unlicensed assistive personnel in the ICUs

  1. 0 Has anyone had experience (good or bad) in using unlicensed assistive personnel in the ICUs to help with the RN workload. For instance, bathing patients, changing dressing, suctioning...etc?
    My unit is undergoing a workforce redesign to help cope with the nursing shortage. We will be implementing in February and could use advice to help make the change as smooth as possible.
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