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June 23, 2022

Over Half of Nurses Consider Leaving Profession Due to Short Staffing, Moral Distress – New National Study

51 percent of surveyed nurses considered leaving the profession within the next year . . .

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May 24, 2017

Nurses Get Political to Address Unsafe Staffing

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 . . .


May 4, 2017

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

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 . . .

US government building

April 4, 2017

Nurses Are Taking Washington, DC

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 . . .


January 14, 2017

#NursesTakeDC Patient Safety Conference and Rally for National Patient Ratios

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


November 29, 2019

Why mandated nurse-to-patient ratios have become one of the most controversial ideas in health care

It was a busy night at the Chicago-area emergency room where Melissa Bertoletti worked. She was a triage nurse . . .


May 16, 2017

NursesTakeDC Rally Raises Awareness of Safe Staffing Ratios

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


April, 27, 2017

Nurses Take DC for Patient Safety

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


March 8, 2017

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

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 . . .


March 21, 2018

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

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

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May 6, 2017

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

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


April 13, 2017

#FightingNurseStereotypes Using Social Media

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

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March 4, 2016

Nurses plan DC rally to promote proper staffing

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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