[FONT=comic sans ms]I work midnights on a busy med/srg gerontological unit with 29 beds and in the past few months we have had 6 RN's leave, and coming in MAY another will be going on maternity leave. Plus we are getting yelled at about OT b/c we have so many pts. to chart on and staffing rarely covers our needs. I was wondering if there was a state mandated nurse/patient ratio law in MI b/c we are up to about 8-9 pts. each a night (7 plus one or two admissions.) I beg someone to find this information/link for me whether there is one or not. I have been looking but cannot find anything. I understand they have this in California which is awesome, but it seems our hospital is putting profit before patients and employees. Please help I am so overwhelmed and tired.