RECORDS AND REPORTS:
The principles of administration are described as 'POSDCORB'. The 'R' stands for recording and reporting. Recording and reporting is related to all other parts of the administrative process. It is a secondary function because it supports planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling and boarding. It is intetnvoven with them all. Every organization keeps some kind of records. Every department in the hospital has its own records. Similarly nursing service section and school of nursing maintain various records. In this practical we shall learn the various records maintained by nurses in the hospital and school of nursing. The examples of few of the nursing records will also be discussed.