Essay/500-words or less: Shortage Y's - page 2
In 500 words or less: (a) If you agree there is a shortage of bedside nurses, list the reasons why. (b)Or refute the need, citing reasons. (c) Sum up by projecting future bedside nursing... Read More
Sep 28, '02Occupation: W/C CM, LCP Joined: Sep '02; Posts: 151; Likes: 27I have been hearing "nursing shortage" since I started college in 1982. What has been done about the problem? In my opinion, absolutely NOTHING. How many more studies do we need to show that nursing care directly impacts patient outcomes? In my opinion, nurses have grumbled and complained to each other about poor working conditions, unsafe asignments and low pay for years, but what have we done to change our situation? Until nurses unite as one, and present the greedy providers with some real bargaining power, nothing will ever change.