N.J. Assembly panel approves bill requiring nurses to accompany medically-fragile students
January 31, 2012
Category: Nursing News
TRENTON — In a move intended to prevent schools from trying to save money at the expense of medically fragile children, an Assembly panel Monday approved a bill requiring specialized nurses to accompany students who could need life-saving care at a moment’s notice.
Hiring nurses with fewer skills to save money has already led to at least one tragic incident, officials from two nursing agencies told the Assembly Human Services Committee. Read More