News of the nursing shortage continues to make headlines on a daily basis. Factors such as the recession and healthcare reform among others continue to influence this important issue. In an effort to bring attention to the shortage, The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has published a printable fact sheet on the status of the nursing shortage, examining factors such as:
- Current and Projected Shortage Indicators
- Contributing Factors Impacting the Nursing Shortage
- Impacting of Nurse Staffing on Patient Care
- Strategies to Address the Nursing Shortage
The companion website to this fact sheet is also available here.