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Ep189: The WORST Shift of My Life (it’s time to fix patient ratios)

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What: Rally for National Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

When: May 12, 2016 8am-4pm (rally 11am-2pm)

Where: Washington D.C. (Corner of First St NE and Constitution Ave
Permit area 9 information HERE)

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The Registered Nurse Safe Staffing Act will hold hospitals accountable for development and implementation of unit-by-unit staffing plans.


  • Establishment of staffing system to ensure appropriate # of RNs staffed
  • Public reporting of staffing information

This is important because there are no standards by which hospitals set staffing ratios.  There are recommendations, but no one is being help to them.

How to Get Involved

Join the Facebook event page: National Rally for Nurse to Patient Ratios

Visit this page to read more about the event: SMYSofficial.com

Join the Facebook group: Nurses for National Patient Safety Ratios

Read the bill: HERE

Attend the event

ZDoggMD Take on Patient Ratios

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Date Published - Apr 16, 2016
Date Modified - May 13, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.