Date: February 6, 2008
Time: 12:15 PM
Speaker: Julie Sochalski, PhD, RN,
Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing
Title: Policy, Politics and the International History of Nurse Staffing Ratios
Place: School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Claire Fagin Hall
418 Curie Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Room: 3R Conference Room
This presentation offers an historical analysis of the political and policy process that led to the adoption of nurse staffing ratios in hospitals, the concurrent role these processes played in motivating a research agenda on the effects of nurse staffing levels on patient outcomes, and the relationship between the resulting evidence and the resulting policy initiatives.
The Bates Center Seminar Series features scholarly papers and presentations on the history of nursing and health care and welcomes all interested individuals.
Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
418 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6096
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