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Orion81RN has 7 years experience .

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So while praises are being sung for nurses in the news right now, how can we, and should we, take the opportunity to get the news to the media as a mass collective and expose the dangers of understaffing? Ideas? I have horror stories. I would like to hear yours.

Oh, and lack of supplies.

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pixierose has 3 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in Neuro-ICU, psych, ED.

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Pictures. Pictures speak 1000 words. It seems the general public often hear, “blah blah blah” but it’s not until they visualize the problems (and in the case of COVID, the horror) that they begin to “listen.”

Take the pictures in NY - the makeshift morgue. I think this finally captured the public’s attention (and the president’s) to what the people in NYC are going through ...

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