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 Nurse-to-Patient Staffing Legislation to Ensure Patient Safety

RNs Call on Illinois Lawmakers to Support Gold-Standard Nurse-to-Patient Staffing Legislation to Ensure Patient Safety

Registered nurses from across Illinois will gather in Springfield, Ill., Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 to encourage state legislators to cosponsor and support the Hospital Patient Protection Act, which mandates minimum nurse-to-patient ratios for every hospital unit at all times.

National Nurses United
February 25, 2019

News

Ohio nurses want law limiting nurse-patient ratios

Arguing that hospitals put patient care at risk by overworking essential front-line caregivers, nurses across Ohio are pushing lawmakers to limit the number of patients for whom they are responsible.

Jim Siegel, The Columbus Dispatch
February 14, 2017

Blog

Nurse Compact Licensure

DANGER IN DISGUISE…why nurse licensure compact seems like a good idea BUT not so fast!

Ask yourself, who do you trust to make decisions about who should be allowed to practice nursing in your state?

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
February 7, 2019