Learning Objective 1: The learner will be able to acquire knowledge to the planning of nursing human resources for health services.
Learning Objective 2: The learner will be able to know the WISN method applied in hospital nursing.
Methods: This is a methodological study, which uses documentary research as a technique for collecting quantitative data in the institution relating to the indicators of production, as well as those that refer to personnel variables, allowing the calculation of the available working time of nursing professionals.
Results: The analysis and discussion will be developed from the reference of the sizing of health human resources and the results will be compared with the methodologies proposed in the Brazilian literature.
Conclusion: This is an innovative design that aims to support public policies for human resource management through scientific evidence that support decisions about allocation and budget.