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Advocating During Hospitalization For Those with Developmental Disabilities

Advocating During Hospitalization For Those with Developmental Disabilities

ADVOCATING DURING HOSPITALIZATION FOR THOSE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES  Guest Speaker: Cecilia Ramsey Executive Director, Developmental Services Continuum Thursday September 12, 2013 6:00 p.m. Eastern/5:00 p.m. Central/3:00 p.m. Pacific Developmental Services Continuum, Inc. empowers persons with developmental disabilities to enhance their quality of life by providing environments that encourage individual growth and independence. It has...

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Nursing Burnout and the Three-Day, Ten-Hour Work Shift

Nursing Burnout and the Three-Day, Ten-Hour Work Shift

It’s no secret that hospital nurses are overworked and underpaid. Worse, long shifts lead to emotional and physical burnout that places the safety of patients, as well as the nurse’s own career, at serious risk. One study revealed that nurses who work shifts longer than ten hours are at sharply increased risk for burnout....

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