Nursing and the budget


Assignment 1: Discussion Assignment

All health care organizations have complicated budgeting policies and procedures. The more the nurse understands the process, the more effectively they can participate in the process. The budget process usually starts with an interdisciplinary approach.

Describe the potential members of the interdisciplinary team for budget development and the role of each individual.
What are the specific responsibilities of nursing in the development of the budget?
Are the responsibilities for budget specific only to the leadership of the nursing department or are they found throughout the organization?