AmericanNurseAdvocates has 6 years experience as a ADN, BSN, RN and specializes in ER, Advocacy.
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In the face of a global PPE shortage, ever-changing research, and supply-driven guidelines, nurses attempt to protect themselves by wearing individually-acquired PPE at work. Many of these nurses are fired. A national standard needs to be set, allowing for healthcare professionals to wear their own PPE at work in emergency situations, and prohibiting employers from preventing healthcare professionals from doing so.