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Tip of the Week — A Look at Nurse Staffing Laws

Zenei Cortez, President of the California Nurses Association

California’s Nurse Staffing Ratios Explained


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3 Responses to Zenei Cortez on Nurse Staffing and Episode 25

  1. […] Nurse to Patient Ratios on a Special Nursing Show episode Posted on May 14, 2008 by podmedic The May special interview episode of the Nursing Show takes a look at the trend for nursing organizations to push for nurse to patient staffing ratio laws. In this episode, Nursing Show host, Jamie Davis, interviews Zenei Cortez, RN and president of the California Nurses Association about that state’s landmark law passed to ensure a minimum staffing level based on patient acuity. Check out the show notes here. […]

  2. […] The responses showed 56% believed they had more time to take a break during their workday and 69% thought the improved patient ratios have given them more opportunity to provide personal care for their patients. This seems to match up with the statements made by California Nurses Association President, Zenei Cortez in the recent interview here on the Nursing Show. […]

  3. […] out our interview episode with Zenei Cortez of the California Nurses Association on their nurse staffing […]

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