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The Wamena Regional General Hospital (RSUD) has never conducted an analysis of the need for nurses in terms of workload. Therefore, a systematic planning method for nurses is needed. This study aims to analyze the number of nurses needed based on the workload in the Emergency Room Installation of RSUD Wamena, Jayawijaya Regency. This research is a qualitative and quantitative research. The method used in this study is the Staff Need Workload Indicator (WISN Method). The population in this study were 24 nurses who worked at the Wamena Regional General Hospital in the Emergency Room installation. The informants in this study consisted of the head of the Emergency Room, the head of the service division, the head of the nursing section. The sampling technique in this research is purposive sampling. The results showed that the workload of nurses in the Emergency Room Installation at RSUD Wamena was relatively light. The availability of nurses is not in accordance with the workload that is borne by each nurse in the Emergency Room Installation of RSUD Wamena. Based on the Workload Indicator Staff Need (WISN) method, the number of nurses in the emergency unit installation is 20 nurses. Suggestions for the hospital to plan the need for nurses that refer to workload analysis for the implementation of good nursing care in order to get a rational number of nurses.