Patient Ratios

  1. [font=book antiqua]hey all! i was wondering what the patient ratios were for various settings. after we were hurricaned away in 2004 and moved to tennessee, i only had 6 patients and that is the limit for all the hospitals here. nursing homes are sickeningly high, 25 or so, and i wanted to see if anything has changed since i have been gone. i plan to travel home after i get my rn (within 6 mos.) and am curious.
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    Specialty: 6 year(s) of experience in cardiac, ortho, med-surg

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  3. by   yajaira
    I work nights on a telemetry unit and our ratio is 1:5

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