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website maker Last Wednesday, Nurses urged members of a Ohio House panel to move legislation that would bar requiring them to work overtime as a condition of employment. Rick Lucas, testifying on behalf of the Ohio Nurses Association, told members of the House Commerce & Labor Track Committee that mandatory… Read more
website maker Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates March 24, 2021 Vaccine eligibility to expand to 16 and older – Phase 2D, effective March 29, extends vaccine eligibility to Ohioans ages 16 and older. o With parental or legal guardian consent, individuals ages 16 and 17 will be eligible to… Read more
website maker Pandemic Vaccine News & Updates March 18, 2021 New groups eligible for vaccination – As vaccine supply continues to increase in Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine announced Tuesday, March 16, expanded eligibility for Ohioans. Phase 2C, effective March 19, extends age-based vaccine eligibility to age 40 and older. This… Read more
website maker Ask any nurse and he/she will tell you: nurse fatigue is a very real component of unsafe nurse staffing, and when nurses are fatigued, patients aren’t receiving the top-level care they deserve. Research not only points to dissatisfied patients, but also increased errors and higher patient readmissions when… Read more