NBC Nightly News:Lifeline Critical Condition - page 2
Y'all we made the NBC news. Only a couple of years late, but we made it......(said sardonically) About the "NEW shortage." Of guess what? NURSES! They just discovered this I guess. And then... Read More
Apr 7, '02Here's a "funny" bit about staffing ratios at my hospital:
If the floor is staffed by regular staff, ratio is supposed to be 6:1.
If there are any agency or overtime nurses on the shift, then the ratio goes to 8:1. That is kind of crappy to do to anyone that volunteers to stay for OT, they get totally taken advantage of!
Apr 7, '02