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Donna Kelly Williams on Patient Ratios | National Nurses United Sponsored Segement | February 4-5, 2012 | Show 435

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Nurses keep up the fight for RN to patient ratios…we should all be very glad they do! We thought we’d check in with our friends in Massachusetts who are working on legislation—so Casey and Dan visit with RN and president of Massachusetts Nurses Association, Donna Kelly Williams. Donna brings us up to speed on current issues—with a central focus on staffing ratios.

Ratio Fight in Vegas, Volunteerism, Main Street and More

Ratio Fight in Vegas, Volunteerism, Main Street and More

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Coming up on the Show…What happens in Vegas doesn’t necessarily stay in Vegas…A volunteer extraordinaire visits the studio… What’s happening to our Main Streets?…An anonymous email question leads the nurses to believe they may have a celebrity on the other end of the cyber-line. Casey and Dan talk with RN Lisa Myers from St. RoseContinue Reading

Lisa Myers on Nurse-to-Patient Ratios in Nevada | National Nurses United Sponsored Segment | July 30-31, 2011 | Show 417

Lisa Myers on Nurse-to-Patient Ratios in Nevada | National Nurses United Sponsored Segment | July 30-31, 2011 | Show 417

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What happens in Vegas doesn’t necessarily stay in Vegas…Casey and Dan talk with RN Lisa Myers from St. Rose Hospital in Las Vegas. Lisa and thousands of fellow nurses have gone through a protracted negotiation process with their hospitals since the nurses voted unanimously to join National Nurse United over 15 months ago. Although Lisa’sContinue Reading

RN Lisa Myers on Safe Ratios in Vegas and RN Susan Dean on Volunteering with Faith In Practice | July 30-31, 2011 | Show 417

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Casey and Dan talk with RN Lisa Myers from St. Rose Hospital in Las Vegas. Lisa and thousands of fellow nurses have gone through a protracted negotiation process with their hospitals since the nurses voted unanimously to join National Nurse United over 15 months ago.  At issue? Safe nurse-to-patient ratios. And Kaiser RN, BSN SusanContinue Reading

Best of Nurse Talk | Gwen Collins on Nurse-to-Patient Ratios and Susan Shapiro Barash, Best-Selling Author | Show 312

Best of Nurse Talk | Gwen Collins on Nurse-to-Patient Ratios and Susan Shapiro Barash, Best-Selling Author | Show 312

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While the nurses are burning steaks on the barbie…enjoy a rewind! All new series of shows coming soon…stay healthy! Sexy 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme S Coupe’s significance becomes clear on the show this week. What happened to Casey’s poor aunt Sylvia? Listen and find out. An old friend of Nurse Talk calls to check in…ohContinue Reading

Gwen Collins on Nurse-to-Patient Ratios and Susan Shapiro Barash, Best-Selling Author | Show 312

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Happy New Year to all and to all a good night? Well that doesn’t make too much sense now does it? What happened to Casey’s poor aunt Sylvia? Listen and find out. An old friend of Nurse Talk calls to check in…oh boy she never disappoints…who could it be?Casey and Dan chat about 2010 andContinue Reading

Nursing Ratios Save Lives | Beth Kean Segment | Show 240

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Guest: Beth Kean Casey and Dan visit with the California Nurses Association’s Beth Kean about the recent ruling by a Superior Court judge that stopped the walk-out of over 12,000 UC Medical Center RNs. The RNs have been trying to call attention to the fact that UC Medical Centers (most notably U.C. Davis in Sacramento)Continue Reading

New York Times Op Ed Trumpets Need for Safe Patient Limits for Nurses

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/19/opinion/19brown.html?ref=globalNEW YORK TIMESJune 18, 2010Is There a Nurse in the House?By THERESA BROWNPittsburghPICK any of the hospital dramas that have run for decades on American TV, and chances are the heroes are the doctors, running to a patient’s bedside to save a life whenever an alarm goes off.Doctors can indeed be heroes. But when aContinue Reading