Is efficient, quality care possible without overworking nurses?
Nursing is a selfless profession. Nurses have the responsibility of delivering medicines, changing bandages etc. The well-being of the patient can be correlated to the quality of care administered by the nurse. Efficient quality care is important for the nurse and the patient.
By providing a Healthy Work Environment
Hands on Training
Hiring more nurses
According to Safe-Staffing Ratios: Benefiting Nurses and Patients. Department for Professional Employees
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 requires that an employer provide a workplace free from recognized hazards that could cause harm or death to employees. Some states have additional requirements that exceed federal mandates and address specific issues in each individual state.
Hands-on training is essential for up-and-coming nurses
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Work Environment. American Nurse Association (n.d.). Retrieved March 07, 2018, from http://www.nursingworld.org/workenvironment
Safe-StaffingRatios: Benefiting Nurses and Patients. Department for ProfessionalEmployees. AFL-CIO. [Fact sheet]. Retrieved March 07, 2018,from http://dpeaflcio.org/programs-publications/issue-fact-sheets/safe-staffing-ratios-benefiting-nurses-and-patients/