Tue, Feb 1, 2011 -- 5:30 PM
Push To Remake Nursing Profession
Health Care Reform Could Mean More Work For Nurses
As health care reform is rolled out across the country, there?s also a push to change the role the nation?s nurses play in providing care. A recent report from The Institute of Medicine calls for an overhaul of the nursing profession to meet upcoming changes to the system, which will face added stress when some 32 million people gain health coverage under the new law. Host Tara Siler talks to Dr Heather Young, Dean of the UC Davis Nursing School and a member of the panel planning to implement the recommedations here in California.