The caregivers keep repeating it: the problem is not to find the place, nor the material to increase resuscitation capacities… It is the workforce.
In these services, patient monitoring is carried out 24/7, with two nurses for five beds, according to the General Directorate for the Provision of Care (DGOS) which indicates that in
12 000 of them work specifically in intensive care.
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This very technical profession does not however benefit from diploma training in France, unlike other countries such as Germany, or other related specialties such as nurse anesthetists or operating theaters.
Since a reform dating from 2009, nursing students follow a three-year general course, but beyond that, there is no master's degree, no common base for training in the “real”, only university diplomas or rapid training courses developed by learned societies.
Which does not help the promotion of the profession, explains
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