CMS to Mandate COVID vaccines for nursing home staff
According to an announcement by the president, the long term care industry – Nursing homes participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs will be required to have all staff vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to continue receiving federal funding for the programs. The paper should be 3 pages, written in current APA format, with a minimum of 3 peer-reviewed references within the last 5 years.
BREAKING: CMS to mandate COVID vaccines for nursing home staff – News – McKnight’s Long Term Care News (mcknights.com)
Feds tell nursing homes to use vaccinated staff or lose funding: Providers cry foul – Clinical Daily News – McKnight’s Long Term Care News (mcknights.com)
Assignment: As the human resources director for an organization, you are very concerned. You already have a nursing shortage challenge, a nurse aide challenge, and agency nurses are becoming more difficult to find to work in long term care due to COVID-19 and expenses. Consider the nursing shortage :
link for nursing shortage — https://www.aacnnursing.org/news-information/fact-sheets/nursing-shortage
1. Describe the PROS of this mandate
2. Describe the CONS. of this mandate