Averting the nursing crisis

Nancy Falchuk, Jerusalem Post, May 13, 2009 The increasing role nurses play in medical care has developed over the past decade without being recognized by the public. With a national nursing shortage looming, this lack of recognition must be corrected immediately. Nurses today administer complex treatment from bone marrow transplantation to monitoring neonate nutrition. In addition, they are involved in running evidence-based research studies and heading public health programs. Despite the complexity of their work, they continue to maintain the caring relationships with patients that yield work satisfaction. In this period of economic instability ... Averting