In which situation a nurse-manager appropriately behaves as an autocrat?
A. Planning vacation time for staff B. Directing staff activities if a client experiences a cardiac arrest C. Evaluating a new medication-administration process D. Identifying the strengths and weaknesses of a client-education video
Directing staff activities if a client experiences a cardiac arrest-rationale: in a crisis situation, the nurse-manager should take command for the benefit of the client. planning vacation time and evaluating procedures and client resources require staff input and are actions characteristic of a democratic or participative manager.client needs category: safe, effective care environmentclient needs subcategory: management of carecognitive level: applicationreference: taylor, c., et al. fundamentals of nursing: the art and science of nursing care, 6th ed. philadelphia: lippincott williams & wilkins, 2008, p. 538.