Cost Analysis

DISCUSSION
ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS

The student will post one thread of at least 500 words of
the assigned Module: Week. For each thread, students must support their
assertions with at least 2 scholarly citations in APA format. Any sources
cited must have been published within the last five years. Acceptable
sources include the textbook, the Bible, etc.

Textbook:

Jones,
C. B., Kovner, C. T., Finkler, S. A., & Mose, J. (2019). Financial
management for nurse managers and executives (5th ed.). 
Elsevier. ISBN: 9780323415149.

Chapters
8 – 9

                                                         

Topic: Cost
Analysis

Cost management is a major element of the job for all
nurse managers and executives. The skillful management of costs is an essential
element of the financial success of any health care organization. In
consideration of the extensive responsibility surrounding cost management,
please select a peer-reviewed journal article based on one or more of the
following topics:

Basic
cost concepts (including direct and indirect costs)

Cost
estimation techniques

Break-Even
Analysis

Traditional
cost-finding methods

Costing
out nursing services

Provide an article critique and an analysis of the
article as it relates to the Learn material. In addition, provide your
recommendation for how nursing leadership can integrate the chosen topic into
their daily practice as a nurse administrator. Include a link to the article in
your thread.