Nursing Ratios Brochure
Develop a brochure, which reflects the controversial issues
of the mandated nurse-patient ratios You can use the brochure template
available in Word (Microsoft Publisher is NOT allowed) California is a good
example, if your state does not mandate nurse-patient ratios The brochure
needs to include the following:
a The facts (explanation of what it means, actual ratios,
staging progression of ratio proposed)
c Is this legislative regulation effective to support a
positive nursing work environment?
d Controversial aspects for the nursing profession, health
care organizations, consumers, others
e Your opinion (Editorial comments)
f Answer the following questions in your editorial summary:
1) Do you believe that legislated patient ratios are an
effective way to manage the nursing workload?
2) Would you consider the response to mandated ratios in
California to be positive (why), or are there additional issues that have
arisen since the legislation has been enacted?