Nurse to patient ratios not just in hospitals but in SNF’s (rehab and long term care units) often rehab nurses 28-30:1 and CNA’s 10-14:1… Sometimes 60:1 on LTC for nurses…. Nurse to pt ratios in the hospitals as well can be ridiculous… Floating nurses to other units despite discomfort… The pay scales are ridiculous and offensive…. My CNA husband who often has 14:1 gets $11/hour… Some facilities give RN’s $18 an hour and LPN’s $16 an hour…. In the event you’re curious the hospitals here in Florida prefer RN’s with BSN’s now…. I could on…

- SH September 21, 2015