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Nurse Talk Short

The EBOLA crisis and a little something on the light side. Michael Lighty, Director of Public Policy for NNU and Teresa Corrigan RN and Laughter Yoga Instructor join us on Nurse Talk….

Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United, Michael Lighty

Director of Public Policy for National Nurses United, Michael Lighty

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.”

DonnaSmith – Score Card Obamacare/Move To Single Payer Please

Healthcare Activist and Executive Director of Healthcare For All Colorado, Donna Smith talks about her the pros and cons of the Affordable Care Act. Bottom line “Universal Healthcare” is what Donna is passionately fighting for. She’s not alone– she recently attended the National Single Payer in Oakland Ca.

 

https://soundcloud.com/nurse-talk/donnasmith-score-card-obamacaremove-to-single-payer-please

Kaiser RN’s Talk

How can listeners help support those who take care of them in their time of need? Let Kaiser know it is not ok to cut direct patient care. Call, email, write in support of your nurses!

A quick clip of what’s coming up

Just a taste of whats coming up. Why isn’t Kaiser management showing up for bargaining talks with the California Nurses Association? What are they afraid of ? AND ,  a Bionic Pancreas is coming your way. All this on Nurse Talk @ www.nursetalksite.com