New Brunswick nursing home regulations mandate a staffing ratio of 20% RNs
, 40% licensed practical nurses (LPN) and 40% resident attendants (RA).
Then, building on a series of research studies over the last decade beginning with Aiken, Clarke, Cheung, Sloane, and Silber (2003) who indicated the risk of inpatient mortality is lowered in hospitals employing a greater share of BSN-prepared RNs
, the Institute of Medicine (2010) recommended 80% of RNs
be prepared at the BSN level by 2020.
I understand where the incentive is to remove RNs
in saving money, as AiNs are a lot cheaper.
will be expected to serve as care coordinators, case managers, patient educators, and chronic care specialists.
In Oklahoma's non-metropolitan counties, the number of RNs
grew by 37.1% between 2006 and 2009 when, by comparison, metropolitan areas saw generally lower growth rates.
An estimated 444,668 RNs
received their first US license from 2004 through 2008.
VAMC nursing officials--nurse executives who are responsible for all nursing care at VAMCs and nurse managers who are responsible for supervising RNs
on VAMC inpatient units--GAO interviewed reported that although VA inpatient RNs
are required to input patient data into VA's PCS, they do not rely on the information generated by PCS because it is outdated and inaccurate.
The Regulatory News Service (RNS
) of the London Stock Exchange will offer the service to companies which are listed on the Exchange and are interested in providing their financial news in Japanese to their institutional shareholders in Japan.
Because all of the crosstrained RNs
remain in the same department, there is the benefit of daily consultation as needed in any area in which the RN needs or desires further knowledge.
* In Quebec, permission is being sought for RNs
to prescribe preventative medications (e.g., oral contraceptives, tobacco cessation medication) and medications to treat minor health problems (urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted infections).
Nationally, approximately 850,000 RNs
are between the ages 50-64 (a third of the RN workforce).
The majority of RNs
are White, non-Hispanic (93%) compared to only 70 percent of Colorado's population.