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Nurse Patient Ratios in Patient Safety, The California Law

This nursing practicum proposal focuses on the mandated nurse-to-patient ratios that have been implemented in California. The writ...

California Nurse-Patient Ratios

(Cunningham, 2008). Observed Results Cortez (2008) states that in the past, patients had been known to call 911 from their ...

Implementing Patient to Nurse Ratios in the Healthcare Environment

was a patient protection initiative which incorporated a requirement for there to be set nasty patient ratios in healthcare system...

A Leaflet Explaining the Impact of Mandated Nurse to Patient Ratios in the Health Industry

nurse to patient ratio in California. In 1992 and 1993 the California Nurses Association has sponsored the Democratic Senator Jack...

Mandated Nurse-to-Patient Ratios, The Debate

to the passage of the California law (Tevington, 2011). Currently, Connecticut, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Texas an...

Mandated Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

nursing skill levels and patient mix" (Minimum staff levels, 2004, p. 33). However, the researchers found that a "greater total nu...

Quality Indicators and Nurse/Patient Ratios

literature and also "analysis of ICD-9-CM codes," which were reviewed by a "clinician panel," offering specific IQs that address i...

Mandatory Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

the American healthcare system, the debate concerning whether or not states should implement mandated nurse-to-patient ratios rema...

Ratio of Patients to Nurses

to the bill as did many nursing executives, arguing that there was sufficient legislation already on the books that dealt with sta...

Nurse/Patient Ratios/Not One Size Fits All

assisting registered nurses (RNs) in order to meet legislated requirements (Schaefer 9). This means that while RNs have fewer pati...

Patient's 'Right to Die' and the Legality of Nursing Responsibility

through the administration of pain medication. It is not to end that suffering through medically-induced suicide. In fact, the C...

Ethical Conflict Regarding Nurse's Code and a Patient's 'Right to Die'

In eight pages this essay discusses efforts to reconcile euthanasia and the Nurse's Code in a consideration of the ethics nonmalef...

Mandatory Staffing Ratios

between those who supported mandatory staffing ratios, based on research such as the study conducted by Linda Aiken, and the stanc...

Organizational Change in St. Vincent's ICU

Hospital. The purpose here is to describe and evaluate the restructuring of St. Vincents ICU to gain one-on-one nursing and so im...

Nurse Staffing Ratios

system," since the institution of mandated nursing ratios, and also that data shows California hospitals have not only been able t...

CC vs. Med-Surg Units/Job Satisfaction

(Domrose, 2001). However, current trends have developed that have greatly expanded the scope of med-surg nursing, which includes a...

Nursing Shortage & Patient Safety

established that nurses are often involved in the "timely identification of complications," which, if acted upon swiftly, prevent ...

State Differences Scope of APRNs

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) are licensed registered nurses (RNs) who have advanced graduate degree education. They ...

Nursing Leadership, Advocacy & Responsibilities

Leadership and management while related are two distinctively different concepts. Leadership can be discerned from simply manageme...

Nurses Job Satisfaction

in the U.S. stands at 8.5 percent to over 14 percent, depending on the specific area of specialty (Letvak and Buck, 2008), by 2020...

Dealing with Change/Miami Valley Hospital

patient care (Hassmiller and Cozine, 2006). Some strategies proposed by RWJF for helping to decrease the tremendous workload on nu...

Health Care Staff Shortages

nurses by 2012 to eliminate the shortage (Rosseter, 2009). By 2020, the District of Columbia along with at least 44 states will ha...

Financial Comparison of Hershey and Tootise

cash flow incomes that are to be received and the level of current assets reflects this, if receivables are coming in quickly (as...

Elements of Psychiatric Nursing Practice

who is the legal guardian, as this pertains to the legality of admitting a minor for psychiatric care. If the patient is accompani...

Nursing and Issues of Confidentiality

In seven pages the confidentiality issues nurses must contend with are discussed within the weighty context of the trust between p...

A Nursing Perspective on Patient Mental Illness

This 15 page paper discusses seven patients who suffer from various forms of mental illness, and argues that there may be an under...

California Medical Law Case

the patient (Overview of California Civil Lawsuit Filing Procedures, n.d.). This restriction may or may not apply in Dr. Sanders ...

Limited Nursing Advocacy

report, admissions, and emergency situations" (Griffin, 2003, p. 135). The rationale for this policy is that it protects the confi...

3 Nursing Theories as They Pertain to Geriatrics

of professional nursing, nursing theory provides perspectives and guidance that aids nurses in achieving their primary goal of pro...

Assisting in Grief Counseling

left to deny anything connected with the loss, either before or after the fact. Those left behind also need to acknowledge the me...