Monthly Archives: February 2010

Nurse Staffing Laws: Should You Worry?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by voxeros via Flickr Here’s an interesting article about staffing laws.  As a member of my hospital’s Staffing Effectiveness Committee, I read this article with enthusiasm.  However, it quickly became evident that my experience … Continue reading

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New York, New Jersey Educators Debate Bsn In 10 Bills

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Ed Yourdon via Flickr In this article, you get a picture of the disagreement brewing in the profession.  This situation is as old as nursing, I think.  Nurses themselves have disagreements daily on … Continue reading

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Survey: Older nurses sticking around

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search This is an interesting article that supports what I see daily at my job.  Older nurses across the board are talking about staying active in the field of nursing .  I rarely hear any talk … Continue reading

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Florida Nurses Unite Feb. 17 In Tallahassee To Demand Lifesaving Patient Safety Improvements

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search This article just shows that this subject is not going to go away anytime soon.  I like the way this march was framed.  Instead of addressing nursing needs for ratios, this article approaches from the … Continue reading

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Nurse Leaders’ Role in Promoting Autonomy and Accountability

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Christiana Care via Flickr Autonomy and accountability go hand-in-hand.  The problem in nursing is that administration tries to tell you that you are autonomous and accountable, but then they tell you exactly how … Continue reading

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Ohio Nurses Association Supports Bill to Prevent Violence Against Nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia After yesterday’s article, I couldn’t help myself.  I just had to post this article.  Here is a bill that I can see a real need for.  Violence in any guise should not … Continue reading

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Poor planning results in busy nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Todd Ehlers via Flickr This is an interesting article that I found on a blog at Respiratory Therapy Cave and I thought was worthy of a repost here.  Let me know what you … Continue reading

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Wash. House approves nurse rest break requirement

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchBefore reading this little article, I erroneously operated under the assumption that nurses were covered by the State and Federal laws pertaining to breaks and lunches.  Obviously, I have been wrong all this time.  Now, it … Continue reading

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Costs on rise, nurses protest staffing changes

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchI am a staunch supporter of some type of national nurse-to-patient ratio to be enacted.  I feel this way because I know what it is like to work a shift with too many patients and not … Continue reading

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Nursing Certification Has Many Rewards

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchI have been a nurse for 20 years and all that time I have worked in the same specialty.  It has just recently become a goal of mine to obtain certification in my specialty.  I will … Continue reading

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