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Registered Nurse to Patient Ratio LLM Various participants in different states across the nation has lobbied the state legislatures and the United States Congress to proclaim laws that will recuperate the overall working conditions of hospital and clinical staffing. Proposed nurse to patient staffing ratios has become a huge discussion in the healthcare field. It has developed a huge concern that patients and nursing staffs are being harmed related to the inadequate nurse to patient ratio staff. This issue alone has caused an increase in severity of illness, fatigue, hospital stay, and harm to patients. With the increase in complexity of care per patients, nurses grow weary thus increase the negative impact of the inability to…show more content…
Overall, the appraisals of the economic value will provided care and calculate its worth. The DRG strategy will put the expertise of each registered nurse in to a better use. By the adjustments made for nursing care, financial necessities in developing a better nurse to patient ratio will not be put to waste. To ensure that our nations patients attain the proper healthcare they need we need to ensure that safe nurse to patient ratio is prominent in all fields of nursing. As every patient deserves the best care possible, nurses are in the same position to say they also need the best care as possible. As California fought for over 13 years of winning a safe staffing ratio “nurse-to-patient ratio,” there are other states that do not share the same wealth as the California Nurses. It has been proven that a safe registered nurse to patient ratio will improve the quality of care and nurse recruitment and retention in California hospitals. (NNU). In California, we have two safe patient ratio bills, one in the Senate S. 739 (Boxer) and the House HR 1907 (Schakowsky). The National Nursing Shortage Reform and Patient Advocacy Act I S. 739 (Boxer) establishes the requirements for each acute-care facilities to provide registered nurse staff based on the acuity of

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