Nurse Nellie has been busy lately upgrading from an old lap top to a new “fancier” lap top. Sometimes nursing/health care reminds me a little of computers -forever changing.
Lets take Canada for example, we have had more changes in health care in the past ten years than you can shake a stick at, but is it really any better, or have we just rearranged things to benefit those who make the real bucks off health, the pharmaceutical companies. Apparently we have a nursing shortage/health care crisis in Canada, and I would say this is probably true. But the question is why do we have this crisis?
“Entrance to practice” when you require a four year university degree to write your RN’s you suddenly have less folks interested in taking on this job.
Why spend four years in university in order to work,
-weekends and holidays
why not take something that does not require this kind of working environment, like teaching-weekends off, no nights and nice long summer holidays, plus no killing yourself to drive to the hospital during a blizzard just to report for work.
Result Less Registered Nurses