Nurse groups at odds over ratios, workloads
The brand-new American Association of Registered Nurses has split off from the American Nursing Association over its promotion of mandatory staffing ratios as a way to alleviate the crushing workloads that it says are driving many nurses out of the profession.
Tallahassee Democrat, March 27, 2002
I disagree with the premise of this article---ANA has been on the forfront of geting Mandatory overtime prohibited in several states----ALL of them states without AARN members. AND it is ANA that worked with Congress to introduce Mandatory overtime work restriction legislation under Medicare. Karen