Abood S. (2007). Influencing health care in the legislative arena. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing 12(1) 12 pp.
Article is available as FULLTEXT in CINAHL OR CLICK on the following link: Retrieved from
? Aikan L.H. Sloane D.M. Cimiotti J.P. Clarke S.P. Flynn L. Seago J.A. Spetz J. & Smith H. (2010 April 9). Implications of the California nurse staffing mandate for other states. Health Services Research. Retrieved from #www.nursing.upenn.edu/chopr/Documents/Aiken.2010.CaliforniaStaffingRatios.pdf (CLICK on PDF file: CA STAFFING MANDATE)
4) WRITE a two (2) page paper (minimum 500 words) using the two (2) articles above (Abood and Aikan et al.) as references
a) You have read the results of the research paper (Aikan et al.) on staffing ratios and you decided that you want your state legislature to pass similar legislation on mandated nurse-patient ratios.