Tag Archives: Nursing shortage

Nurses: Why Are We Letting Them Burn Out?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchBurn out is real and a danger to all of us–both nurses and patients.  When your nurse is burned out, you get only part of the care that nurse is capable of.  When the nurse is … Continue reading

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We are not taking care of nurses. Who will heal the healers?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchI have to admit that I really do love reading KevinMD’s blog posts.  It is so refreshing to find a medical doctor who is willing to align with nurses against bad practices and does not go … Continue reading

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The U.S. Is Running Out of Nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchAs one of the older, experienced nurses that just retired from the profession, I can tell you that this article is not too far fetched.  Yes, nursing has a very large influx of new nurses every … Continue reading

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A growing number of registered nurses in California, U.S.

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article from the Los Angeles Times that I found very interesting.  At first I read this thinking, “Great, a good article about nursing for a change.”  Then I reread the article and had a … Continue reading

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Bill would squeeze nursing staffs

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article I found in the Citrus County Chronicle Online.  I found this interesting and, although talking about Florida politics and Florida healthcare issues, I think it can be extrapolated out to the entire nation.  … Continue reading

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Brother, Can You Spare an RN?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchA friend recently sent me this article in an email.  I read it and I have to say I was appalled by the thought of this type of teaching for new nurses.  Nursing is all about … Continue reading

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FL nursing shortage will grow | Jacksonville Business Journal

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search This is one of the few articles I have found about the nursing shortage that actually includes the economic slowdown as well as the impending changes from the new health care bill.  Although many states … Continue reading

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Nursing shortage: 1 in 5 quits within first year, study says

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article from 2009 that I found in USA Today.  This is interesting in that today I don’t think there is any difference in the statistics.  My hospital has a Versant program and we frequently … Continue reading

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DC/Maryland/Virginia Letters To The Editor

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere are two letters to the editors of Nurse.com that address the issue of staffing and safe patient to nurse ratios.  I found them to be quite interesting, even though they come from two different perspectives.  … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Best and Worst Media Portrayals of Nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by LA100RRA 3logs via Flickr And this brings to a close our three-part series found on Medscape.  I hope you will visit the original and read all the additional articles to be found there.  … Continue reading

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