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By MunoRN

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  1. Here's a general description of the EMTALA rule including where appropriate care must be provided: "EMTALA expands the...
    5:56 am
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. If the facility is subject to EMTALA, as most are, then this would be illegal. EMTALA pertains to all parts of the...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. Does your facility subscribe to any online references; Mosby, Lipincott?
    Apr 19
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. AACN 's Practice Alert Family Presence: Visitation in the Adult ICU also addresses the harm caused be open visitation, in...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  5. You seem to be referring to the overall cost of healthcare, which I agree, is too expensive. We owe more than $8,000 for...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. You've neglected to include the bulk of the argument for open visitation. I get that the term "satisfaction" makes all of...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  7. I can respect that view that we shouldn't make healthcare more affordable so long as your consistent about it, as long as...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. I guess I don't understand what "affordable" is supposed to mean. My understanding is that it refers to one's ability to...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. By "they" in that statement I wasn't referring to the studies. The studies suggest better outcomes in patients cared for...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. That's actually a $2,000 deductible, although that's still a pretty good deal even with a $6k deductible. How much do you...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. We don't know what it is about BSN programs that had the potential to produce better outcomes, which is a point that often...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. Where are you looking? Even in the most expensive parts of the country the cheapest plan is still around $200. You can...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. If you take into account the reality of patient care, then you realize a "universal rule" isn't possible. It's all about...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  14. If a person is anywhere on hospital property, even a parking lot, EMTALA requires that the hospital respond properly.
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. I'm finding that is true. I do think most of the BSN-only proponents would agree that it the components of the education...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. You forgot "and I walked 20 miles to school, in the snow, uphill, both ways".
    Apr 18
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. You so long as they include all of the aspects that produce optimal nurses and optimal outcomes?
    Apr 18
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Your argument over the last few pages seems pretty clear, it's not a right and people who can't afford it are out of luck. ...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. So you would have been in favor a public option?
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. That sounds like a pretty straightforward administrative duty, I'm not sure why a non-licensed person wouldn't be able to do...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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