This chapter presents the following essential elements of the study: the introduction, which contains the rationale; the literature review and statistical foundation; the statement of the general and specific problems; the scope and delimitations This study would like to determine on how time management affects the delivery of health care. Chapter one includes introduction which states the rationale of the researcher in doing the study, conceptual framework that includes the variables of the study, statement of the problem and the significance of the study.
Nurses have often faced the problem of how to bring about the effective time management. Effective time management depends on the nurses ability on how to budget their time, but in a ward with patient of eighty, there are much number of different health status a nurse should deal with, nurses are sometimes focused on charting, while other nurses are focused on medication. This poses a great concern for nurses; patient’s prognosis is greatly affected. Nurses deal with the health care of people who need it. Being a nurse is the care for the sick and healthy people as well. It deals with activities such as feeding and caring for the patients. Time management refers to a range of skills, tools, and techniques used to manage time when accomplishing specific tasks, projects and goals. This set encompasses a wide scope of activities, and these include planning, allocating, setting goals, delegation, analysis of time spent, monitoring, organizing, scheduling, and prioritizing. Initially, time management referred to just business or work activities, but eventually the term broadened to include personal activities as well. A time management system is a designed combination of processes, tools, techniques, and methods. Usually time management is a necessity in any project development as it determines the project completion time and scope.
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