Contrary to projections made just 15 years ago amid fears of a nursing shortage in the United States, older registered nurses
are putting off retirement.
* Add a third category of licensed nurses so that the statutes include Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Professional Registered Nurse
(RN) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
According to the ANA, "registered nurses
and all health care professionals must be permitted to function to the greatest extent allowed by their education, experience, and scope of practice" (ANA, 2012).
* The registered nurse
must complete an assessment of the patient's nursing care needs prior to delegating any nursing intervention.
are limited to administering sedative medication at "doses rapidly reversible pharmacologically." 77 Ill Adm Code 205.530.
Estelle Jordaan of MediClinic said her group worked on 1 nurse to 3.5 patients (medical wards) and 1 nurse to 3.2 patients (surgical wards), with about 1 registered nurse
to 9 patients.
and caregivers are paid substantially less than their district health board counterparts and a two percent increase will not close that gap," NZNO industrial adviser Lynley Mulrine said.
2004), clearly demonstrates that the hours a registered nurse
Findings from a landmark study, The Working Hours of Hospital Staff Nurses and Patient Safety (Rogers, Hwang, Scott, Aiken & Dinges, 2004), clearly demonstrates that the hours a registered nurse
worked were related to the errors and near misses made by that registered nurse
in patient care.
have a long history within the American Red Cross of caring for people; and continue to provide essential functions in the preparedness and response efforts across this nation.
The nursing associate role was created in 2017 to address a skills gap between health care assistants and registered nurses
- a stand-alone role that can also provide a progression route into graduate level nursing.
Recognized for 10 years of service were: Rachel Grunloh, Registered Nurse
; Patrick Braun, Registered Nurse
; Candace Cicardi, Transcriptionist; Miles Priebe, Nurse Practitioner Hospitalist; Brande Alvis, Registered Nurse
; Rose Carson, Coder; Judith Lind, Transcriptionist, Mary Faulkner, Registered Nurse
On the website, Medicare said the nursing homes with a one-star staffing rating either lacked a registered nurse
for "a high number of days" over three months, provided unverifiable payroll data, or didn't supply any payroll data, The Times reported.
Here are three reasons why every registered nurse
in the region should plan to attend.