White Paper: The Work Environment, Nursing Staffing, and Outcomes in Hemodialysis Settings

White Paper: The Work Environment, Nursing Staffing, and Outcomes in Hemodialysis Settings

Written by: Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, PhD, RN and Linda Flynn, PhD, RN
College of Nursing, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Study funded by the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association

It is the purpose of this paper to communicate to key stakeholders the preliminary findings of a recent study, conducted by Drs. Thomas-Hawkins and Flynn, that explored the impact of system factors, including registered nurse staffing levels, on nurse-reported patient outcomes in hemodialysis units.

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