The link between the current shortage of nurses and the shortage of nursing school professors

The link between the current shortage of nurses and the shortage of nursing school professors

Factors that contribute to the shortage of nurses in many healthcare facilities are multifaceted. General population growth, an increase in the number of retiring nurses, and an increase in the aging population are the most prevalent. Experts also point out that nursing schools have played a significant role in the problem. So, why is there […]

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The introduction of staffing ratios, why is it taking long for other states to adopt the policy

The introduction of staffing ratios, why is it taking long for other states to adopt the policy

Each country works towards improving its healthcare system by consistently coming up with policies that cater to new changes. Due to the rising number of patients and their increasingly diverse needs, a policy on staffing ratios was introduced in the US. Staffing ratios are geared towards ensuring adequate staff in hospitals at all times. Different […]

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Coronavirus: A Fact Sheet for Nurses

Coronavirus: A Fact Sheet for Nurses

Whenever there is an outbreak of infectious disease, nurses’ roles change to adapt to the needs of the patients, their families, and the hospital. In retrospect, healthcare facilities must implement the right prevention practices to avoid occupational exposure for healthcare personnel and healthcare-associated disease transmission. That is especially critical with the recent cases of Coronavirus. […]

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