The pending bills would require hospitals to maintain ratios from one nurse for every five patients in rehabilitation settings and as low as one-to-one in intensive care.“There is no way I, as a responsible nurse, would volunteer to work a 16-hour overnight shift,” Batzloff added.
“We need a law that protects every patient in every hospital on every shift.”John Armelagos , president of the Michigan Nurses Association backing the legislation, told of a Livonia nurse who couldn’t get to an elderly patient because she had too many others to care for.
Once you click on the link you will see a blue box off to the right side that asks "Do you support this legislation?
" Click "Aye" and then you will be asked to fill out a very short form.
There, you will also find a link to find your senate and Assembly members, should you prefer to contact directly.