Nurses Want Industry Reforms to Enhance Life-Saving Treatment

May. 25, 2017 / By and

Understaffed, these dialysis nurses say they are pressured to rush through life-saving treatments and work excessive hours. Nurses and patients spoke at this New America Media & SEIU-United Health Workers media briefing to share why they believe reform is needed and how SB 349 might help.

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Veronica Caro

Veronica Caro

Veronica Caro was born and raised in Santa Ana, California. In 2015, she received her B.A. in Cinema and Television Arts with an emphasis in cinematography, from Cal-State Northridge. Her love for film and ambition to be a part of a production began when she attended the Orange County High School of the Arts. There, she was able to explore the foundations of film, as well as creating her own projects. Since then, she has been an active filmmaker, producing several documentaries focusing on diverse issues. She aspires to attend graduate school next year to further improve her filmmaking skills.
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Mariah Smith

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