Retired RN and activist Elizabeth Pataki talks about her life as a nurse, a nurse leader and activist. Elizabeth was a nurse for just short of 50 years and she has a lot to share. From her early years as a Public Health Nurse to her current role as an activist, Elizabeth projects heart and passion to her story.
“Something’s happening here and it’s not exactly clear–there’s a”—well if you are old enough you know those are lyrics to a song–but check out what we do know is happening in hospitals today. With RN Katy Roemer.
Nurses Call on Obama to Direct Hospitals to Follow Highest Standards for Beating Ebola (Nurse Talk spoke with Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United, Michael Lighty last week) .
HERE ARE THE STORY UPDATES SINCE THEN…
AS NEWS BREAKS THAT SECOND HEALTH WORKER IN DALLAS TESTS POSITIVE FOR EBOLA, 11,500 RNS JOIN NATIONAL CONFERENCE CALL FOR NURSES ON PREPAREDNESS
With concern escalating across the U.S. about the threat of a wider Ebola outbreak, National Nurses United today called on President Barack Obama to “invoke his executive authority” to order all U.S. hospitals to meet the highest “uniform, national standards and protocols” in order to “safely protect patients, all healthcare workers and the public.”
So much going on and the nurses are in the news this week! A recent survey conducted by National Nurses United shows hospitals are not ready for a large-scale disaster such as EBOLA.
No, we aren’t trying to scare you! Rather inform you –so–collectively we can impact public and private health policy. Check it out @nursetalksite.com