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  1. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    Nurses Arrange Huge Donation of 1,000 Hazmat Suits For RNs, Health Workers Fighting Ebola 17 Sep 2014 ... Lack...
    Sep 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    Some hopeful healthcare professionals in Bong County, Liberia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6iMPvU_62A
    Sep 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Need to find a website with current health care politics
    Climate Crisis a Public-Health Emergency Too: Why Nurses Will Join Climate March Sept. 21:...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Need to find a website with current health care politics
    National Campaign for Safe RN-to-Patient Staffing Ratios | National Nurses United http://www.ampaconline.org/ http://nursingworld.org/ Quality and Patient Safety Policy & Advocacy
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Patients need a nurse, not a computer
    The Trouble with Kaiser's Technology Nurses say the healthcare giant's new Oakland Medical Center is plagued by dangerous equipment malfunctions, ineffective...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Ebola: Liberian nurses strike over lack of protective equipment
    Charity seeking to buy 20,000 Ebola suits for health workers Leprosy Mission says €5 will cover cost of buying and shipping one suit to affected area ... ...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Ebola: Liberian nurses strike over lack of protective equipment
    Ebola survivors: Hospital staff exposed in Africa The hospital in Liberia where three American aid workers got sick with Ebola has been overwhelmed by a surge in patients and doesn't...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. Ebola: Liberian nurses strike over lack of protective equipment
    Nurses at Monrovia's John F Kennedy hospital say they will not return to work until they get protective suits and better pay John Tugbeh, spokesman for the strikers at John F Kennedy hospital in ...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  9. The face of a medical error...
    Interruptions Linked to Medication Errors by Nurses http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/720803
    Aug 17
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. The face of a medical error...
    Nurses need better working conditions to reduce medical errors The nation's 2.2 million registered nurses, 700,000 licensed practical and vocational nurses, and 2.3 million nursing assistants are...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. The face of a medical error...
    A good article. What it doesn't say is that nurse staffing is key to preventing errors and complications.
    Aug 17
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Does any one work in a unionized facility
    Staffing is negotiable. Staffing is a working condition. Some of our contracts include numerical ratios for each unit. Others include a staffing committee. I'm certain our work for safe staffing...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  13. Black listing
    Long ago I was working extra shifts at various hospitals as a registry nurse. One was so very excellent with regard to kindness, cooperation, and management truly communicating with and trusting...
    Aug 3
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. How would you feel....
    In my state health care practitioners must disclose their name and license status. In most settings this is by wearing a name tag. http://www.rn.ca.gov/pdfs/regulations/npr-i-27.pdf
    Aug 2
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. Nursing union
    Look up your state nurse's association or other union. Ask about organizing. A group of you meet to ask questions and hear what they say. nurses union - Bing
    Jul 30
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  16. PTSD & Nurses
    I've known one nurse who was able to use Workers Compensation to take a leave for stress. Her BP was extremely elevated. The leave lasted only a few weeks until medication brough the BP under...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Patients need a nurse, not a computer
    Is it one of these? http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk119/silverthread7/0011RobotDoctor_zpsfefcea1f.jpg Physician robot to begin making rounds - Computerworld
    Jul 14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Global Citizenship and Equality
    Some inequality I have witnessed in the past: Insufficient nursing staff so that more time is spent with residents who have frequent visitors or who are able to verbally ask for what the need or...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Nurse/patient ratio
    I wish it did.
    Jul 3
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. SCOTUS
    The Supreme Court decision respects one religious belief and specifically stated the same criteria for corporate employers whose religions prohibit blood transfusions or vaccinations would not ...
    Jul 2
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Patients need a nurse, not a computer
    BAR HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER)-- Nurses at Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor picketed outside the facility today to express their concerns about what they are calling unreliable...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Technology in Nursing
    The video was meant to use humor to bring attention to a very real problem at some facilities. PS: There was a nurse in the video. She came in to take care of the patient.
    Jun 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Technology in Nursing
    Technology can be helpful, but it can be a problem too. You may want to look at this thread titled "Patients Need a Nurse--Not a Computer"...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. In Chicago, nurses take up fight against petcoke piles
    ...The nurses union has joined local residents’ fight to get petcoke transportation and storage banned in Chicago. They see it as a serious public health issue and part of their larger social...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Bills on Patient Choice, Holding Hospitals to Account on Charity Care
    Two major bills sponsored by the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United that would greatly expand patient access to doctors and hospitals of their choice and hold non-profit hospitals...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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