Friday, October 16, 2009

TONIGHT - INQRI Director on PBS re: Nurse Shortage and Effect on Patient Care

Dr. Naylor’s interview on PBS regarding the ongoing shortage of nurses and the effect on patient care is being rebroadcast tonight:

NOW on PBS will rebroadcast Nurses Needed Friday, October 16th, 8:30pm

Nurses Needed, a first-of-its-kind documentary from the Emmy-winning NOW on PBS, was developed with the support of the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence. Told through the perspectives of nurses, nurse educators, patients and families, Nurses Needed explores the projected nursing shortage and its impact on the quality of and access to health care for patients nationwide. More than two million viewers saw the documentary when it aired originally on October 24, 2008 and subsequently, the Nurses Needed page on NOW's web site has received thousands of visitors, many of whom have posted heartfelt comments. We encourage you to watch on Friday night and visit the PBS NOW webpage, for further information on how great an impact nurses and their care have made on countless lives.

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