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Want Safer Nurse Staffing? Raise Your Voice and Join the Movement

March 21, 2018

The practice of nursing is under attack. For many years, nurses have struggled with unsafe staffing . . .

Nurses rally in Washington D.C. to fight for patient care

May 6, 2017

New legislation could force nurses at hospitals to take on eight patients at once, which nurses are fighting for the safety of their patients.


#FightingNurseStereotypes Using Social Media

April 13, 2017

Advocacy work of today uses social media, such as the wildly successful “Show Me Your Stethoscope” campaign, which was born . . .

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Nurses plan DC rally to promote proper staffing

March 4, 2016

If you get a group of nurses together, there is one topic they are all likely to agree on instantly — staffing. As the largest . . .

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Nurses Get Political to Address Unsafe Staffing

May 24, 2017

Hi. I'm Laura Stokowski with Medscape, and I'm a registered nurse. I'm one of 3.3 million registered nurses in the United States . . .


Nurses take DC! Marching for safer nurse-to-patient ratios

May 4, 2017

Every day, nurses spend a lot of time on their feet – but it’s rare for them to march! The last time nurses took to the streets in a . . .

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Nurses Are Taking Washington, DC

April 4, 2017

The 3.1 million nurses in the United States are a large and powerful group—if only they knew it, and exercised their power. Many nurses say . . .


#NursesTakeDC Patient Safety Conference and Rally for National Patient Ratios

January 14, 2017

Nurses all across the United States and Show Me Your Stethoscope will be teaming up to taking D.C. once again . . .


NursesTakeDC Rally Raises Awareness of Safe Staffing Ratios

May 16, 2017

Stethoscopes dangled around the necks of nurses wearing navy NursesTakeDC t-shirts and big smiles. “Where are y’all from? We’re . . . 


Nurses Take DC for Patient Safety

April, 27, 2017

May 4th and 5th 2017, Nurses from around the country will converge on Washington DC for a Patient Safety Conference and to rally for . . .


Why I Choose To Take A Stand For Safe Staffing and The Nursing Profession #NursesTakeDC

March 8, 2017

Hi everyone! My name is Kelsey. I have been a registered nurse for about 4 and half years. When I went through nursing school, it was . . .