Mandated nurse-patient ratios: Where do you stand?

By | 2022-05-05T12:30:33-04:00 September 18th, 2014|

The issue of adequate nurse staffing remains a challenging one for the profession. We know that adequate nurse staffing means better and safer care for patients. We also know that nurses with appropriate levels of staffing are more likely to stay in the profession. But how, exactly, we arrive at that outcome of appropriate nurse staffing remains a hotly contested topic among the profession, as nurse leaders work to create legislation that will protect both nurses and their patients.